“Famous Nigerian singer and rapper, Naira Marley, has broken his silence for the first time following the passing of his former record label signee, MohBad.
Expressing his grief on Instagram on Friday, September 15, Naira Marley described himself as ‘heartbroken’ over Mohbad’s death, emphasizing that he will ‘be truly missed.’
The Marlian Record label boss acknowledged their past disagreements but clarified that no harm was intended towards Mohbad. He conveyed condolences to Mohbad’s family and called for a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 27-year-old’s death.
He wrote: ‘With heavy hearts, we mourn the loss of an exceptional talent. Someone who was more than an artist or signee but a brother and dear friend Promise ‘Mohbad’ Oladimeji Aloba. We send our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones, we are all heartbroken by his tragic loss, and he will be truly missed.’
Acknowledging Mohbad’s influence on Marlian Music, Naira Marley expressed sadness over the tragedy and urged for an investigation into the events leading to Mohbad’s passing.
‘…This tragedy is not only a loss for us but to everyone you touched musically around the world. As we share our condolences to the late Mohbad, we would like to echo a call for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death. We’re unhappy and unsettled with everything we have witnessed since Tuesday the 12th Sept… We urge our colleagues in the media to treat this matter with the utmost sensitivity, respect, and care,’ he added.”