In a significant development, the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has extended an invitation to the Department of State Services (DSS) to participate in the ongoing investigation surrounding the untimely passing of the talented singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
This official announcement was relayed through a statement issued by the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Tuesday.
Mohbad, once a prominent artist signed to Naira Marley’s Marlian Records, tragically passed away at the young age of 27, sending shockwaves through the music industry.
In a heartfelt message, the state government expressed its condolences to the family and devoted fans of the late Marlian Records former signee, saying, “We share the grief of losing such a gifted and promising young talent, who carved a niche for himself in a fiercely competitive industry. May the Almighty grant his soul eternal rest and provide solace to his grieving family and fans.”
In a bid to ensure a comprehensive and unbiased inquiry into Mohbad’s demise, Governor Sanwo-Olu has called upon the Department of State Services to collaborate with the existing police special investigative team in Lagos. This joint effort aims to leverage inter-agency cooperation and cutting-edge technology to uncover the truth behind this tragic incident.
Governor Sanwo-Olu emphasized, “It is imperative that all individuals who may have played any role, however minor, in the events leading up to Mohbad’s passing face the full force of the law after a meticulous investigation.”
Consequently, the DSS has embraced the call to join this investigation, demonstrating a commitment to seeking justice for the young artist, his family, and his devoted fans.
The state government implores anyone possessing valuable information that could aid the investigative process to come forward and share their insights with the inquiry team. Additionally, the government assures all witnesses that their identities will be protected and their testimony treated with utmost confidentiality.
Meanwhile, Mohbad’s management has announced a candlelight procession and tribute night in honor of the late artist. Since his tragic passing, fans and sympathizers worldwide have been clamoring for a thorough investigation to shed light on the circumstances surrounding his untimely demise.
In a heartfelt message shared on the late singer’s social media platforms, the management expressed gratitude to fans for their overwhelming love and support. They invited everyone to join them in commemorating Mohbad’s life through the candlelight procession and tribute concert.
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