The Nigeria Police Force has pledged to conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the untimely demise of the renowned singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
The 27-year-old artist passed away on Tuesday, sending shockwaves through the Nigerian music industry and his legion of devoted fans.
In an official statement released on Thursday, Force Public Relations Officer Muyiwa Adejobi conveyed the commitment of the police to unravel the mystery surrounding Mohbad’s tragic death.
Adejobi stated, “The Lagos State Commissioner of Police has been tasked to unravel the circumstances surrounding his death. Rest assured, updates will be provided as investigations unfold.”
The loss of Mohbad has left a void in the hearts of his family, friends, and countless fans across the nation. Adejobi expressed the police force’s condolences, saying, “We understand the concerns regarding his untimely demise.”
Adejobi emphasized the NPF’s unwavering commitment to conducting a comprehensive and transparent investigation into the matter. To this end, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police has been directed to oversee the inquiry.
He further urged individuals who possess valuable information related to the case to come forward and cooperate with the authorities. “We encourage family members or associates with pertinent information to approach the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, who will ensure their input is taken into account during this process,” Adejobi stated.
While the investigation is ongoing, the police have called on the public to refrain from making statements or engaging in activities that could compromise the integrity of the inquiry. Adejobi noted, “In the meantime, we kindly request that individuals refrain from making statements or engaging in activities that could jeopardize the ongoing investigation.”
The tragic passing of Mohbad continues to reverberate throughout the Nigerian music scene, and the nation waits with bated breath for the outcome of the police investigation, hoping for answers to the questions surrounding the circumstances of his death.