The father of the late singer, Llerioluwa Aloba, aka Mohbad, Joseph Aloba, has reportedly requested the coroner Ayobami Fisayo (popularly known as Spending), Boluwatife Adeyemo (better known as Darosha) and Ibrahim Owodunni (known as Prime ) to call up. Boy) to testify and provide eyewitness accounts of the events leading to the singer's death.
The said letter reads: “For example, our investigation has revealed that at approximately 2:30 AM (Sunday, September 10, 2023), incidents occurred on the 3rd Mainland Bridge, which the competent witnesses did not mention and which no one reported to the coroner. Investigation, in our opinion, would have betrayed the circumstantial event that led to the death of Ilerioluwa Aloba.
“In addition to the above, we are of the opinion that events also occurred at the deceased residential property on September 12, 2023, which were not mentioned by the appropriate witnesses, and that such information would have provided a better insight into the actual cause of death of the deceased, as recent events have shown that some likely witnesses have been bribed.”
“These key witnesses include the driver of the car that the deceased was driving, his wife, his brother and the witnesses presented to this honorable coroner.”
“Furthermore, we believe that the situation of the CCTV footage in the deceased's residential building not functioning at the time the deceased and others arrived home may not be true,” Channels quoted the letter as saying.
A letter was reportedly sent to the Chief Coroner of the High Court of Lagos State, Justice Mojisola Dada, from the law firm Falana & Falana Chambers on September 18, 2023.
The purpose of the letter was to request a judicial investigation into the singer's death.
As a result, a preliminary investigation into Mohbad's death commenced on September 29, 2023 at the Magistrate Court in Ikorodu, Lagos.
The Coroner, Magistrate Adedayo Shotobi, heard testimony from two police officers, ASP Oderinde-Gafar Ajibola and Muhammad Yusuf, both of the Homicide Division of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba.
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They passed on the police findings on the case to the coroner. In addition, MohBad's disc jockey (DJ), Ajisegiri Ayobami, who claimed to have been with him on the day of his death, also testified before the coroner.