Lagos State Judiciary will on Sept. 29 begin a coroner’s inquest into the death of a Lagos-based musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba (a.k.a. Mohbad), to ascertain the cause of his death.
This is contained in a letter by the Chief Coroner of the state, Justice Mojisola Dada.
The letter dated Sept. 26, was sent to the office of Falana and Falana Chambers.
It was in response to a request by the owner of the chambers and rights activist, Mr Femi Falana (SAN).
The letter was signed by Magistrate T. A. Shotobi, who will preside over the inquest.
The letter read in part: “I have the directive of the Chief Coroner, Lagos State, Justice Mojisola Dada, to notify your good office of the lordship’s order to convoke an inquest into death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (a.k.a. Mohbad).
“The inquest will take place at 12. 00 p.m. in Court Three,Candide-Johnson Courthouse, Ita-Elewa, in Ikorodu, Lagos.
“We solicit your kind assistance in ensuring the attendance of your office.”
BRANDPOWER reports that Falana had on Sept. 18 requested for a coroner’s inquest into the death of the late musician.
Falana made the request following the controversial death of the musician on Sept. 12 and his burial the following day.
Falana’s request for the inquest was contained in a letter to the chief coroner of High Court of Lagos State, Ikeja.
Bring out those who oppressed him while he was alive – Bella Shmurda Lagos government
Meanwhile, Nigerian artiste Bella Shmurda, has said the Lagos State Government needs to focus more on arresting every person who oppressed and maltreated the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, aka MohBad, during his lifetime.
MohBad, in 2022, had called out his former boss, Marlian Music owner, Afeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, and his associate Samson Eletu, aka Sam Larry, for assault and threat to life.
The ‘Peace’ crooner had the time shared photos showing injuries inflicted on him by these persons, even petitioning the Lagos State Police Command at some point for.
In an X post on Thursday, Bella Shmurda, a close friend of the deceased, charged the police to focus more on bringing to book every person who oppressed and maltreated the deceased when he was alive.
Shmurda tweeted, “Delayed justice is injustice Bring out those who oppressed and maltreated the hell out of him when he was alive that the goal Autopsy or not he no concern me Unless our govt don’t have feelings. #Justice4mobhad #imoleliveon.”
Credit: X | @BellaShmurda