Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, the 2023 governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, has described as ‘very unfortunate’ circumstances surrounding the death of late musician Ilerioluwa Aloba, known as Mohbad.
Music lovers were on September 12 hit with the news of the death of the 27-year-old singer.
Adediran, in a statement on Wednesday by Mr Gbenga Ogunleye, Head, Media and Communications JANDOR4GOVERNOR Campaign Organisation, called for diligence in the investigation into the death of the musician.
He said: “Mohbad’s death announced on Sept. 12 is shrouded in secrecy and foul play with widespread allegation of complicit of some key players in the music industry.
“The law enforcement agencies need to unravel the truth and ensure no case of injustice is allowed by carrying out a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.
“This unfortunate incident and the attendant public outcry on attempts to cover up the matter is a huge draw back to the entertainment industry in the country.”
Adediran lamented the untimely death of such a budding talent and the anxiety among music fans on the perceived dangers and shady undercutting going on in the entertainment industry.
“This is a big blow on the image of our music industry”, he said.