In the wake of the mysterious death of the young musician Ilerioluwa Aloba, known to the world as Mohbad, a wave of protests has swept across three states in Nigeria, with passionate youths demanding justice and answers.
Abeokuta, Ogun State:
The protests began in the Panseke area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, where a group of youths dressed in mourning attire, donning black garments, gathered at the skating ground arena. They held placards adorned with messages such as #JusticeForMohbad and #WhoTurnedOffTheLight, expressing their outrage over the tragic loss.
Ikorodu, Lagos State:
Days prior to the Abeokuta demonstration, another group of passionate youths took to the streets of Ikorodu, Lagos State, to voice their demands for justice for Mohbad. Their protest was accompanied by placards bearing the poignant message, “We will not accept this; justice for Mohbad.”
Effurun Road, Warri Delta State:
The call for justice echoed even further as youths gathered at Effurun Road in Warri, Delta State, to demand answers regarding Mohbad’s untimely demise.
Social media has been abuzz with speculations, with some unfounded reports suggesting the involvement of Azeez Faashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, who was Mohbad’s former label owner at Marlian Records.
In response to the tragic loss of his artist, Naira Marley expressed his grief, describing Mohbad as “more than just an artiste or signee but a brother and dear friend.”
To shed light on the mysterious circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death, the Lagos State Police Command inaugurated a 13-man special investigation team, underscoring the importance of uncovering the truth behind this tragic incident.
As the protests continue to gain momentum across these states, the demand for justice for Mohbad remains unwavering, with many hoping that the investigations will provide clarity and closure to a grieving community of fans and supporters.