Sanwo-Olu Mourns Late Mohbad, Vows To Ensure Justice

By Damilare Adeleye

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has mourned the passing of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.

He stated that all those connected to the singer's death would face the law after investigations were concluded.

Reacting via his X handle on Tuesday, the governor said, "I am not oblivious to the sad passing of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Imole Aloba (Mohbad). We have been closely working behind the scenes with relevant authorities and keenly following the ongoing investigations.

"However, in order to boost the investigations, I have invited the Department of State Services (DSS) to join the investigation and widen the dragnet with inter-agency collaboration and the use of best-in-class technology to unearth the truth.

"I have instructed that all those who may have played any role whatsoever in any event leading to the death of MohBad be made to face the law after a thorough investigation.

"I hereby plead with all those who may have vital information that may assist the investigation process to avail the investigating team with such. I have also appealed to the investigating team to guarantee the confidentiality and protection of all witnesses who may come forward with vital information or indicative evidence that may assist the process. "

Commiserating with the loved ones of the deceased, the governor said, "I also appeal to all friends and fans of the deceased to stay calm and refrain from making inflammatory utterances and reaching prejudicial conclusions on this matter. Staying calm and following the process will be our most solemn tribute to the memory of the departed talent."

MohBad's death was announced on Tuesday, September 12. He was 27.