Members of Labour party in Lagos (LP), has sympathized with the family, friends and all music lovers of the late Nigerian music star Ilerioluwa Imole Aloba, also known as( Mohbad) who died on September 12, 2023,
The music artiste was allegedly said to be treating an ear infection when he suddenly died. However, his death has become a source of worry to his family, friends, fans both in Nigeria and in the Diaspora with many calling for a serious inquest into his death.
Pastor Dayo Ekong, the Lagos State Chairperson of LP, in a statement on Thursday through the Publicity Secretary of the party, Mrs Olubunmi Odesanya, mourned the Afrobeat singer.
Ekong said the party received the news of the sudden death of the late rapper with utmost disbelief.
“My condolences to the family of IleriOluwa Imole Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, whose beautiful and promising life was cut short by men of the dark world, men who are afraid of Light and can never identify with light.
“They are also known as destiny destroyers. May the Almighty God console, comfort and strengthen the family.
“My heart bleeds for the five-month-old charming and promising baby he left behind. May God step in and take absolute control of the destiny of this little child.
“He shall live to fulfil destiny and be greater than his parents,” she said.
Ekong praised Nigerians for their dogged spirit and fight for justice for the late music artiste.
“I am completely assured that the Youths will not stop until Justice is achieved for Mohbad and a lot of young talents who are passing through similar ordeal will be liberated.
“I encourage the youths who are passing through the same terrible experiences like what Mohbad experienced to speak out and take advantage of this saga.”
Applauding the youths, Ekong said that Nigeria is blessed with gifted, energetic, brave, innovative and technologically minded youths, who are ready to explore new things.
Following the controversy surrounding the death of the late musician, the Nigerian police on Thursday confirmed that the body of the late musician had been exhumed for autopsy to determine the cause of death. The autopsy was completed almost immidiately with millions waiting anxiously to hear the official outcome.
Given the current image of governmental agencies in Nigeria, many believe the truth from the autopsy, will not be revealed
Early in the week, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Idowu Owohunwa, set up a team of intelligent police officers to investigate and unravel the circumstances which led to the death of the late artist Also, the Lagos State Government has invited the Department of State Services (DSS) to collaborate in the investigation to find out the cause of Mohbad’s death.
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