The acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has authorized a comprehensive investigation into the tragic death of the renowned singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, widely known as Mohbad. This directive was issued during a meeting with the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Idowu Owohunwa, at the Police Airwing Hangar, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
The Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, made this announcement on social media, affirming the IGP’s commitment to uncovering the truth surrounding the 27-year-old artist’s untimely demise. Adejobi disclosed that the IGP immediately instructed CP Lagos to deploy the full resources of the command to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter, promising unwavering support for the case.
This directive comes in response to growing public concerns and follows a preliminary police review of the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death, which occurred on a Tuesday evening.
The Lagos State Police Command has also indicated the possibility of exhuming the singer’s remains as part of the investigation. In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the objective of the investigation is to establish facts, dispel doubts, and ensure that justice is served through a meticulous process. This process may involve various protocols, including exhumation, as well as technical and scientific tools vital for the detailed investigation of such homicide allegations.
The Nigeria Police Force earnestly urges family members or close associates who possess valuable information related to the case to come forward and cooperate with the Lagos State Police Command. Their assistance will be instrumental in ensuring that justice is served and that the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s tragic passing are thoroughly examined.
This directive reaffirms the commitment of the Nigerian authorities to uphold the rule of law and deliver justice in cases of public concern.