- The report of Seyi Tinubu, the son of the Nigerian President, giving the family of Ilerioluwa Aloba, aka Mohbad, N15 million has been debunked
- Presidential aide Dada Olusegun had shared a tweet with a payment slip indicating the president's son sent N15 million to the family of the late singer
- However, Japhet Omojuwa, an ally of Seyi Tinubu, said he didn't make such donation and gave further details
FCT, Abuja - A political activist, Japhet Omojuwa, has debunked the report that Seyi Tinubu, the son of President Bola Tinubu, gave N15 million to the family of late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
Dada Olusegun, a special assistant to President Tinubu, on social media, in a now-deleted tweet, shared a payslip of the alleged transaction of N15m sent to Mohbad's family.
However, JJ Omojuwa, in a tweet @Omojuwa, said the President's son did not send such an amount to the late singer's family.
"Just to be clear, the N15m making the rounds that Seyi donated is not true."
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Seyi promises to support Mohbad's son's education, wife
Omojuwa said he has been discussing Mohbad's issue with Seyi, and he has promised to help with Mohbad's son's education and support the wife of the late singer.
"He said he’d commit to the kid’s education and also support the wife immediately," Omojuwa said.
"But we also knew there was still a danger of that getting used against him politically - that’s the world we now live in. It is what it is, it’s why one can only move the best way one can."
How Mohbad's death has caused controversies
Mohbad's death has continued to generate emotions among supporters and music lovers as different reports continued to analyse the cause of the death of the 27-year-old musician.
Mohbad was a former signee of the Marlian Records owned by Naira Marley, but in October 2022, the late singer alleged that the management of the Marlian House coordinated an assault on him and demanded that the manager should be changed.
After the death of Mohbad, some supporters of the singer accused the Marlian owner of causing the trauma that led to the singer's death.
How Police, Lagos government react to Mohbad's death
Prominent Nigerians and music lovers have reacted to the development, which has resulted in several protests in some parts of the country, calling for a deeper investigation into the death of the music star.
On his part, the president's son expressed his sympathy for the music star's family as he sent N15 million to them for condolence.
Link of the now-deleted tweet:
Mohbad: Lagos, Delta, other states youths are protesting singer's death
Legit.ng earlier reported that the death of Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, has continued to generate reactions among Nigerian youths as some have taken to street protests to demand justice for the late 27-year-old music star.
Some protesting youths were seen in black attires to symbolise their mourning of the late singer, Mohbad.