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Police Set Up 13-Man Investigative Panel To Look Into Mysterious Death Of MohBad

September 18, (THEWILL) – The Lagos State Police Command, on Monday, inaugurated a 13-man special investigative panel within the Homicide Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, to coordinate the investigation to the remote and immediate causes of the death of music artiste, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as MohBad.

Present at the inauguration of the investigative team were some family members of the late singer including his father, Mr Aloba.

The state’s Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, called on members of the public to share information to aid in the investigation, while noting that everyone linked to the unfortunate incident would be identified and brought in.


He said: “Do not forget, we have unique access with INTERPOL. Everybody linked to the death of MohBad will be identified and they will be brought to establish their level of involvement.”

It would be recalled that the police boss had on Saturday directed the commencement of a full-scale criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the singer.

The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the commencement of a full investigation follows growing public concerns and the preliminary police review of the general circumstances surrounding the death of the artiste.

The team is to carry out a discreet investigation which covers exhumation, Autopsy/toxicology/histology, scene visit, Hospital/Medical Report, Records of suspects/witnesses statements.

1. DEP. ACP Saheed Kassim – Head of Investigation
2. DET. CSP Cris Onyeisi – Team leader
3. DET. SP Masta Alh. Bunu – Team leader
4. DET. SP Ibrahim A. Yusuf – Team leader
5. DET. DSP Ahnmed Abdullahi – Team leader
6. DET. ASP Oderinde Galfar – Member
7. DET. ASP Alabi Bolanle – Member
8. DET. ASP Mohammed Yusu – Member
9. DET. INSPR. Adesina Adefisayo – Member
10.DET. INSPR. Ameh Michael – Member
11.DET. INSPR. Oisa Roseline – Member
12.DET. INSPR. Mayowa Owoeye – Member
13.DET. INSPR. Babatunde Victor – Member

The legal team consists of SP Cardoso Yetunde (Esq) as OC legal; DSP Umar Bello (Esq) as legal officer; ASP Augustine Nwabuisi (Esq) as legal officer; while the forensic team has DET. CSP Ayitu Akpama as team leader; DET. INSPR Elizabeth Olokode and DET. INSPR Queen Agofure as members.

The late singer, who died last Tuesday, had in a petition filed on June 27, 2023, against Sam Larry and Oba Elegushi of Eti-Osa, Lagos, called on the Nigerian Police to act on alleged threats to his life.

A video depicting Sam Larry, whose real name is Samson Balogun, leading a group of boys in confronting MohBad while he was in a music video shoot with singer, Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, aka Zlatan Ibile, had sparked outrage.

However, the music promoter, in a video that has gone viral on social media, has denied having a hand in the circumstances that led to the demise of MohBad.

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