Father of Late Singer Mohbad Responds to DNA Test Controversy

Father of Late Singer Mohbad Responds to DNA Test Controversy

Joseph Aloba, the father of the late Nigerian singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, widely known as Mohbad, has weighed in on the ongoing debate about conducting a DNA test on his grandson.

This discussion emerged amid speculations regarding the paternity of Mohbad’s child, sparking conversations on social media.

In an interview with BBC Pidgin, Mr. Aloba described his relationship with his son as more of a friendship, emphasizing their close bond, akin to brothers.

He acknowledged that the controversy surrounding a potential DNA test for Mohbad’s son has become a nationwide issue in Nigeria.

Aloba stressed the importance of doing the right thing at the appropriate time concerning the DNA test, asserting that the matter has extended beyond Nigeria and should be handled with care.

He remarked, “This thing has become a majority thing, not only Nigeria. So they should do the proper thing at the proper time.”

Pressure on Lagos Police to Release Sam Larry Amid Mohbad’s Case

Recent developments indicate mounting pressure on the Lagos State Police to release music promoter Balogun Olamilekan Eletu, also known as Sam Larry.

This pressure comes in the wake of Sam Larry’s arrest and subsequent interrogation in connection with the controversial death of 27-year-old singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.

Sources within the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Yaba, Lagos, revealed that numerous calls have been made to the Officer in Charge (O/C) SCIID, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Waheed Ayilara, requesting the release of the suspect since his arrest last week.

According to these sources, the individual making the calls has promised to produce Sam Larry whenever required. The pressure has been significant, with even a prominent traditional ruler on the Island reportedly intervening and urging Sam Larry’s release following his interrogation.

In response, the police have clarified that investigations into the circumstances surrounding the singer’s death are still ongoing, and they are actively exploring additional leads in the case.

It has been alleged that Sam Larry admitted to the police that his dispute with Mohbad was rooted in the singer’s failure to repay a debt amounting to N2 million.

The situation continues to develop, and authorities are working to gather all necessary information regarding the case.

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