Mohbad: IGP Directs Lagos CP To Conduct Thorough Probe, Assures Justice

The acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, has given his approval for a comprehensive investigation into the untimely demise of the popular singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, who was widely recognized as Mohbad.

This decision was made public on Saturday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi. The announcement was made via X, previously known as Twitter, and was accompanied by a photograph featuring the IGP and the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Idowu Owohunwa.

Adejobi captioned the post: “IGP and CP Lagos deliberating on the death of Mohbad at the Police Airwing, Muritala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja Lagos on Saturday.”

See the statement by the Force PRO below:


The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has issued a direct and urgent directive to the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, instructing him to initiate a swift and comprehensive investigation into the tragic passing of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, widely known as Mohbad.

This directive was conveyed during a brief but crucial discussion at the Police Airwing Hangar, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, on Saturday 16th September, 2023. He tasked the CP to quickly and effectively unravel the truth behind the tragedy as there have been understandable concerns and speculations surrounding the circumstances of his untimely demise.

The Nigeria Police Force hereby earnestly urges any family members or close associates possessing valuable information pertaining to this case to come forward and cooperate with the Lagos State Police Command to ensure that justice is served and the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s demise are thoroughly examined.

ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, mnipr, mipra,
Force Public Relations Officer,
Force Headquarters,
16th September, 2023

The Afrobeats singer, popular for his hit ‘KPK (Ko Por Ke)’, was signed to Marlian Records until his exit in 2022 to start his own record label, Imolenization.