Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, and the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Wasilat Adegoke, on Wednesday, joined hundreds of youth in Ibadan to protest the mysterious death of Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.

Mohbad: Oyo Speaker, Youth Commissioner Join Protest In Ibadan
Photo from the protest

The protesters, dressed in black T-shirts, carried various placards.

All they sought was justice for the late musician as they chanted solidarity songs.

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The protesters moved from the frontage of Oyo State Government Secretariat to Mokola and Ring Road axis.

This protest led to traffic jam in the routes.

Call For Justice

While addressing the protesters at several points, the Speaker commended the youth for standing up for justice.

He called on all well-meaning Nigerians to lend their voices to call for justice for Mohbad.

Ogundoyin, the Chairman of the Nigerian Conference of Speakers, urged the investigation team set up by the Nigeria Police Force to be thorough in their job.

To him, everyone connected to the death must be questioned.

Mohbad’s Petition

He also questioned why the Police failed to investigate Mohbad’s petition concerning constant threats to his life before his death.

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He said: “It is unfortunate that Ilerioluwa Imole died in a mysterious circumstances. The investigation team set up by the Nigeria Police Force must be thorough in their job.

“Everyone connected with the death of the young man must be questioned, investigated and the cause of his death must be unraveled.

Depressing Condition

“Why did the Police fail to investigate a petition he sent to them on constant threats to his life?

“There are video clips showing Mohbad being beaten and bullied, yet no one was arrested at that time and no one was prosecuted.

“He also did some audio recordings of his depressing situation and condition but nothing was done by the security agencies to secure the life of the promising singer.

“This is rather pathetic, pitiful and condemnable”.

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