- The Lagos state judiciary will on September 29 begin a coroner’s inquest into the death of musician Mohbad
- An inquest is an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding a death and its purpose is to find out who the deceased person was and how, when, and where an individual died
- The inquest would also help to provide the details needed for a deceased person to be registered
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Preliminary inquiries into the death of the late singer will begin on Friday, September 29, Channels Television reported.
Mohbad's cause of death probed
Justice Dada said the sitting will be held at the Magistrate Court 3, Ademola Candide-Johnson Court in Ikorodu by noon, Television Continental also noted.
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Recall that in a letter dated September 18th, 2023, and addressed to Justice Dada, Femi Falana Chambers had requested the inquest to unravel the circumstances surrounding what it described as the “very tragic” death of the 27-year-old singer under “mysterious” circumstances.
In its response to the firm’s letter, the coroner said she had the directives of Justice Dada to convoke an inquest under the extant provisions of Sections 14 and 15 of the Coroner’s System Law of Lagos State, Cap C15, Laws of Lagos State 2015.
"Don't bring Mohbad's body to Ikorodu"
In a piece of related news, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian man strongly advised against burying Mohbad in Ikorodu after the completion of the autopsy.
Expressing his opinion, he called for a different approach and suggested that Mohbad's fans come together to contribute funds for a proper burial ground.
Olayinka tackles Mohbad's mother
Olayinka alleged Mohbad’s mother deserted him and “never looked back”. 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.