- The claim that the late Ilerioluwa Oladimeji, popularly known as Mohbad, was attested in 2022 has been denied by a source in the NDLEA
- In February 2022, the operatives of the NDLEA stormed the home where the signees of the Marlian Records were staying and arrested some six persons
- But a source privy to the arrest disclosed that two singers were arrested among six persons, but the late Mohbad was never part of the arrested persons
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Ikeja, Lagos - A source within the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has disclosed that Ilerioluwa Oladimeji, known as Mohbad, was never arrested during the alleged raid of the Marlian Records in 2022.
During the period, the spokesperson of the NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, disclosed that two artists were arrested at the Marlian Records house alongside four others.
Mohbad: NDLEA raids Marlian House in 2022
Babafemi disclosed that:
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“Some quantities of Cannabis and Molly were recovered from their apartment and car.”
He added that the six arrested persons included two females and four males.
As of that period, videos on social media showed the officials of the NDLEA trying to cuff the arrested artists.
Also, it was widely reported that the late Mohbad was among the arrested artists.
However, sources closer to the development disclosed that Mohbad was never among those arrested and detained by the NDLEA.
Mohbad: List of Marlian members NDLEA arrested during raid in 2022
According to the source, the names of the six arrested suspects did not include Ilerioluwa Oladimeji. The names are listed below:
- Oniyide Azeez (Zinoleesky)
- Owoeye Michael (m)
- Abimbola Ogbe (m)
- Dominica Chinwe (f)
- Olaolohun Shubomi Mariam (f)
- Ibrahim Alawo (m)
The 27-year-old Mohbad died on Tuesday, September 12 and was buried on Wednesday, September 13.
The Lagos State police command has begun investigating the death singer to unravel the real cause.
Mohbad: "Get lawyer to avoid irreparable loss", Effiong advises upcoming artists
Legit.ng earlier reported that Inibehe Effiong, a human rights lawyer, has advised stakeholders in the entertainment industry, particularly up and coming artistes in the industry, to always work with lawyers.
The legal practitioner disclosed that it was the only way they could avoid irreparable loss and secure a solid career growth.
Effiong advice came on the background of the death of Ilerioluwa Olademeji Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.