Intensify investigation on Mohbad death, group tells IGP 

Blueprint Whatsapp


A human rights advocacy group, Save The Poor And Needy Charity Initiative (SPANCI), Monday, called on the Nigeria Police to intensify investigation on  the death of a singer, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba also known as Mohbad

SPANCI in a statement by its President, Comrade Yemi Ezekiel Bello, specifically tasked the Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, to ensure that anyone found guilty in connection with the death of the singer is dealt with in accordance with the law.

According to the SPANCI President, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, would not have died if the Lagos state police command treat his petition over alleged threat to his life, saying, “if the case of alleged threat and assault to his life was investigated and treated by the police, it is certain that the singer will still be alive. 

In the statement titled “Justice for Mohbad”, Comrade Bello advised the acting IGP to critically and professionally handle the matter based on the allegations in his (Mohbad) earlier petition and many viral videos indicting some people. 

The Human Rights advocacy group President maintained that the IGP should ensure that anyone found guilty in connection with the death of the singer is dealt with in accordance with the law. 

“We in Save the poor and needy charity initiative (SPANCI) a human rights and charity organization based in Nigeria send our heartfelt condolences to the wife, son and the entire family of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba a.k.a. MOHBAD who died in mysterious circumstances  in which some NDLEA officers were alleged of giving him a white substance according to him in a viral video which many believed may have eventually killed him”, he said.

Comrade Bello added, “We believe that no person has the right to violate another person’s right to life according to section 33 of Nigeria 1999 constitution as amended. We thereby condemn the Act of threat to life, assault, drug abuse, and negligence of the Nigeria Police Force Lagos State leading to the death of Mohbad and seek justice for him and his family.

“We want the federal government of Nigeria to look into the matter since some NDLEA officers were alleged and drugs abuse involved. We believe nobody is greater than the law and justice to one is justice to all. We believe if police institution has done what they are doing now when he wrote petition to the police alleging some people of threat to his life and their assaults on him was treated and the Lagos state police did the needful at the right time, keeping to their constitutional duty which includes protection of life and property of Nigerians and also investigate crime, apprehend and prosecute offender in court of law MOHBAD would not have died.”