- Falana visited Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, and confirmed that an investigation had been initiated.
- The widow of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, Mohbad, visited Falana’s office on Tuesday to seek support in pursuing justice for her late husband.
The exhumation of the body of the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad, on Thursday was verified by the Lagos State Police Command.
The nurse who allegedly administered the deceased’s last injection on Tuesday, September 12 was also detained by the authorities.
The deceased musician was buried the following day after passing away on September 12, 2023.
There have been calls for investigations to determine the details of the musician’s death since his passing.
Femi Falana, a human rights attorney and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, reported on Wednesday that Omowunmi, Mohbad’s wife, had come to see him to ask for justice for her late husband.
Falana mentioned that he had met with Idowu Owohunwa, the commissioner of police for Lagos State, and that he had received assurances that an investigation had been opened, accroding to an interview with Punch Metro in Abuja.
“The young widow of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, also known as Mohbad, visited our office yesterday (Tuesday) to seek support in pursuing justice for her late husband.
“While sympathising with her and the entire Aloba family, we assured her of our unalloyed commitment to ensure that the circumstances of the unfortunate death of the Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter were unearthed.
“Thereafter, we held a meeting with the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Idowu Owohunwa, in respect of the investigation being conducted by the police in respect of the matter. The CP furnished me with the progress made so far in the investigation.
“We commend Nigerian youths for protesting peacefully and demanding justice. I assure them and other concerned citizens that we shall collaborate with the coroner to expose those who are remotely and directly responsible for the suspicious death of Mohbad.”