Police reveal what killed Mohbad


*Management of injury after fight with friend resulted in his death
*Auxillary nurse administered injection that triggered his death
*Nurse, Naira Marley, Sam Larry, PrimeBoy, friend named as suspects
*Nigerians react

Lagos State Police Command which investigated the circumstances leading to the death of the late Nigerian rapper, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, yesterday came up with an interim report on what the command believed caused the singer’s death on September 12.

The investigation by detectives of the Special Investigation Team set up five days after Mohbad’s death, took them two weeks to complete.

According to the police interim report, the management of an injury inflicted on late Mohbad during a fight with his childhood friend, Prime Boy, resulted in his death. The report named an Auxiliary Nurse, Miss Fisayo Ogedengbe as the Prime suspect in Mohbad’s death after she admitted during interrogation that the injection she gave him triggered a reaction that led to his eventual death.

The auxiliary nurse admitted to have administered doses of Tetanus Toxoid, Paracetamol (IV) and Ceftriaxone injection (IV) on Mohbad, at his residence, on September 12, 2023, thereby triggering reactions such as vomiting, goose bumps and convulsion that eventually resulted in the singer’s death.

Police investigation also established that the deceased was assaulted and bullied by the duo of Abdulazeez Fashola (a.k.a Naira Marley) and Samson Balogun Eletu popularly called Sam Larry.

These were disclosed yesterday,by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, at a press briefing on the outcome of the interim report on Mohbad’s death, held at the command’s headquarters, Ikeja.

26 persons interviews

Aside the auxiliary nurse, 25 other persons according to Owohunwa, were interviewed in the course of the investigation . They included: parents of the deceased, Mr Aloba Joseph Oluwabamiwo and Mrs Abosede Aloba, whom the CP described as complainant and witness respectively.

Others who were interrogated included the deceased siblings: Mrs Kolawole Kemi Bose,(sister), Aloba Blessing Oluwaseun (sister), Mr. Aloba Aduragbemi Shedrack(brother ), all described as witnesses as well as his widow, Cynthia Adebajo; his Manager, Miss Seyi Awonuga; his Personal Assistant ,Miss Adeyemo Boluwatife (a.k.a Darosha); his Disk Jogger , Mr. Ajisegiri Ayobami and others whom he worked directly with.