- The family of the late Nigerian singer Mohbad has disclosed information regarding his upcoming candlelight procession in Lagos
- The deceased's family confirmed there will be a procession and tribute concert on September 21
- The procession will begin at Lekki Phase 1 Gate and end at Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos
Late Nigerian singer Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, will be honoured one more time by his family, friends, and colleagues.
The deceased's family has announced that a candlelight procession will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at 5 p.m.
The colour for the event, as stated in the press statement, is a white T-shirt.
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The late singer's family appreciated the love and support they had garnered from their fans and followers worldwide during this mourning period.
A post made on the departed soul's social media page reads:
"We appreciate the outpouring of love from fans across the world, to the ones who've organized events in their communities as a way to honor and pay respect to our shining light, we say thank you."
See the candlelight announcement below:
Netizens react to Mohbad's candlelight announcement
Legit.ng captured the reactions below:
"As a Ghanaian, I feel so sad even though I didn’t know about his existence before he died. I am so pained after hearing all that he passed through in the hands of his fellow men. Wow what a dangerous and wicked world we live in⁉️ I pray God strengthen his wife and kid as he continually protect and provide for them through out their lives. Rest in peace @iammohbad #justiceformohbad ."
"Mohbad mohbad mohbad may ALMIGHTY Allah forgive all your sins,we love you but God love you more,REST WELL IMOLE ❤️❤️."
"He deserves all the love."
"Rest on champ."
"Rest Well Young Legend ️."
"️ baba me never believe sey you don die jarey,make dem commot the coffin tomorrow first make we know wassup gangan."
Femi Falana demands coroner’s inquest into Mohbad's death
Falana made the demand following the controversial death of the singer on September 12, 2023, and his immediate burial the next day.
In the letter, Falana said his law firm was aware of the “very tragic death” of Mohbad and wanted an inquest to be done with immediate effect.