The family of the deceased singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, has addressed the public with a heartbreaking official statement confirming his death.
News Direct reported that the musician’s death sent shockwaves through social media and the entertainment world.
The brief statement posted on both his Instagram and X handles said” It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Promise Oladimeji Aloba PK/A Mohbad (Imole) today, September 12, 2023.
“Mohbad was light until the very end, and as we mourn the loss of the brightness he carried, the family thanks you for your love and prayers and asks that you continue to respect their privacy during this difficult time.
“Imole is finally at Peace”
Internet users react to Mohbad’s death confirmation
Read some of the reactions to his death below:
“THIS NEWS PAIN MY BELLE , I SWEAR AND IF NA PERSON DO AM MAKE GOD DO THE JUDGING !!! PEACE ️”
“He wanted “peace” but now he’s resting in “peace.”
“Rest on with the Angels oba Imole .”
“Nooooooooooooooo Iwo Olorun oodejooor.”
“I pray and hope that you are in a better place MOH. May your soul rest in peace!️️.”
“You don’t have to hurt him before you win. You don’t have to kill somebody before you sin . This lyrics hit different now Goodnight IMOLE ️️.”
Naira Marley, Zinoleesky react
Nigerian music executive Naira Marley and fast-rising artist Zinoleesky have expressed their sadness over Mohbad’s death on social media.
Mohbad, who died at 27, was signed to Naira Marley’s Marlian Records in 2019 and left in October 2022.
Before quitting the label, he had conflicts with his boss, Naira Marley, and accused him and his crew of attempting to kill him after being hospitalised for physical abuse.