The Lagos State Police Command has announced that singer Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, is in its custody to assist in the ongoing investigation into the death of late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known Mohbad.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed this via a post on his X account, on Tuesday night.
“Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities,” he wrote.
Naira Marley had earlier announced his arrival in Lagos on Tuesday night via his X account, saying that he wants to assist in the ongoing probe and that he’d be meeting with the police.
“I’d like to share that I’ve just arrived back in Lagos, Nigeria to assist the authorities with the ongoing investigation. It’s important I do my part for Imole
“I’ll be meeting with the police with hopes for the truth to be uncovered and for justice to prevail,” Naira Marley wrote.
Recall that MohBad died on September 12 at age 27.
The police had earlier invited Naira Marley and controversial music promoter, Balogun Eletu aka Sam Larry (now in police custody), to question Mohbad’s demise.
The police also confirmed that pathologists have concluded the autopsy on Mohbad, while the result is being awaited