- Lere Olayinka, former aide to ex-governor Ayo Fayose, has publicly criticised the mother of the late singer, Mohbad
- According to Olayinka, the woman left her two children in the care of their father and did not surface until after 15 years
- Olayinka claimed that Mohbad’s mother presently resides in her late son’s apartment in a popular estate in Lekki, Lagos
Lekki, Lagos state - A chieftain of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state, Lere Olayinka, has claimed the mother of the late afrobeats singer, Mohbad, “abandoned” the artiste for 15 years.
Olayinka alleged Mohbad’s mother deserted him and “never looked back”.
Lere Olayinka tackles Mohbad's mother
The internet personality alleged that Mohbad’s female sibling still resides and works in her father’s residence in Ikorodu area of Lagos state, due to the mother’s alleged neglect.
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Olayinka stated that the bereaved mother "should have helped make the late singer a better person".
He wrote on his verified Facebook handle:
“A woman left two children, MOHBAD and his sister, in the hands of a man and never looked back until after 15 years.
“Today, the same woman is living in an apartment in a major Estate in Lekki, Lagos, courtesy of the child she abandoned for 15 years!
“Meanwhile, the daughter she abandoned alongside MOHBAD had to learn TAILORING and has no shop of her own up till today. She is doing her tailoring in her father's house.
“And the same woman too is receiving condolences on a child that died partly because the mother who should have helped to make him a better person abandoned him for 15 years. God dey.”
Mohbad: Senator Nwoko to introduce new bill
In a piece of related news, Legit.ng reports that a federal lawmaker, Senator Chinedu Nwoko (also known as Ned Nwoko) revealed plans to introduce a bill that will make it mandatory for an autopsy to be done within a specific time before any Nigerian citizen is buried.
In an Instagram post on Tuesday, September 19, the lawmaker said the cost of such reports would be paid for by either the state or local government.
Obi speaks on Mohbad's death
In a statement he personally signed and obtained by Legit.ng, Obi described Mohbad’s exit as “painful”.