Hundred of youths in Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, today (21/09/2023), held a rally in honour of late popular musician, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, known professionally as Mohbad, just as they called on the relevant authorities, especially the Police to conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of his death, as well as prosecution of whoever his killers maybe, in the interest of justice.
The youths began the rally at Bendel Estate junction, along Airport road, Effurun, blaring the music done by the late singer and bearing placards with inscriptions, “#JusticeMohbad. Say No To Marlians.” “You don’t have to kill somebody before you sing.” “#Justice4Mohbad Imole. Who off the light.” “If to say Na Jazz, E for don cast. If to say Na soap, we 4 Don baff am finish.” “#Justice4Mohbad a.k.a, Imole#.” “Justice for Mohbad. Justice for Imole,” and “#WarriJusticeforMohbad#.”
The youths also demanded that Mohbad’s wife be invited and interrogated with a DNA conducted for Mohbad’s acclaimed son to ascertain his true paternity.
They added that Mohbad’s father should be arrested to explain his reasons for burying his son in a hurry as evident in the manner he went about the burial.
They said, “We ‘suspect’ a foul play in the way the father of the deceased musician has been talking.” They insisted that Mohbad’s father has a case to answer, even as they demanded that the youths who injected Mohbad should equally be arrested along side with Naira Marley.
Odivri Elo Sandra, while weeping profusely for the late singer, called for the immediate arrest and prosecution of his alleged killers. She said, “Everyone involved should be dealt with in accordance with the laws of Nigeria.”
Also, a Warri based musician, MLI Imole, while speaking to newsmen said, “The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) should be investigated as well for denying arrest of the late Musician in February last year. He said, “The NDLEA has a case to answer, they’re not telling the truth.”