Marlian Music record owner, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, has cleared the air with regards to the death of Ilerioluwa Aloba popularly known as Mohbad, a former signee to his record label.
In a statement shared on his Instagram handle on Tuesday, Naira Marley expressed readiness to assist the police in unravelling the circumstances surrounding the death of Mohbad.
The Sopey crooner, who has been accused by several quarters of masterminding Mohbad’s death, exonerated himself of the allegations and expressed commitment towards unraveling the circumstances behind the tragic incident.
He said, “Permit me to categorically state that I have no hand in the death of Ilerioluwa, either directly or indirectly. It is not unusual in the industry, just like in several other industries, to have family friction, even amongst blood relatives.”
“In light of the police invitation, I am making arrangements to return to the country to assist the investigation and give my version of the events. I am fully cooperating with the Police team and I
certainly have no reason to be a fugitive when l have no hand in his death.
“In due time, the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death will be unveiled and the world will know the truth. This kind of scenario of attempting to set someone up is not novel in the industry as other great musicians have experienced the same and came out better and stronger. Mine will not be an exception as I am innocent of the accusations,” part of the statement read.
Recall that Mohbad died at the age of 27 on September 12, 2023 under mysterious circumstances.
His demise has taken over the trends since then with many wild speculations all over the internet space.