Renowned singer and multi-talented artist-turned-politician, Bankole Wellington, affectionately known as Banky W, has called upon the police to leave no stone unturned in their ongoing investigation into the tragic passing of the rapper, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. In a recent interview with BBC Pidgin, Banky W stressed the importance of transparency in this investigation, emphasizing that “the world is watching.”
Banky W’s commendation extended to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who took the proactive step of involving the Department of State Services (DSS) in the investigation. The singer-songwriter expressed deep sorrow over Mohbad’s untimely demise, labeling it as a heartbreaking and profoundly sad incident. In his own words, “There have been two things on my mind: number one, his death and honestly, they need to conduct a proper investigation for the sake of his wife, his son, fans, and associates. I heard that the governor has brought the DSS into the investigation, but they should be thorough with their investigation because the world is watching.”
The tragic episode in question unfolded on September 12, 2023, when Mohbad’s death occurred under circumstances shrouded in controversy. The rapper was swiftly laid to rest the following day, but the uncertainty surrounding the circumstances of his passing raised significant concerns.
In a surprising turn of events, Mohbad’s remains were later exhumed to facilitate an autopsy, a pivotal step in the ongoing police investigation into the sudden and enigmatic circumstances of his death.
Banky W’s appeal for a comprehensive and transparent investigation underscores the gravity of the situation and the deep impact it has had on not only Mohbad’s family but also his legion of fans and associates. The tragic loss of a talented artist like Mohbad has left an indelible mark on the music industry and serves as a poignant reminder of the need for justice and clarity in such cases.
As the investigation unfolds, the world indeed watches with bated breath, hoping for answers that will provide closure and bring solace to those affected by the loss of Mohbad. In a realm where the truth is often elusive, Banky W’s call for transparency serves as a beacon of hope that justice will ultimately prevail.