Nigerian singer Azeez Fashola, widely known as Naira Marley, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command in connection with the death of his former signee, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, who was popularly known as Mohbad.
The news of Naira Marley’s arrest was made public by Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesman for the Lagos police command, on the micro-blogging site X (formerly known as Twitter) on the night of October 3, 2023.
According to Benjamin Hundeyin’s statement, “Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley has been taken into custody for interrogation and other investigation activities.”
— SP Benjamin Hundeyin (@BenHundeyin) October 3, 2023
It is worth noting that Mohbad, a street hop singer and former rapper who was signed under Naira Marley’s Marlian Music record label, tragically passed away in the early hours of Tuesday, September 12, 2023. The exact circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death are not specified in the provided information.