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Mohbad was brought in dead — Lagos hospital says

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin
26 September 2023   |   7:13 am
Perez Medcare Hospital, where the late Nigerian musician, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba known as Mohbad, was allegedly taken to prior to his demise, has said that he was brought in dead.


Perez Medcare Hospital, where the late Nigerian musician, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba known as Mohbad, was allegedly taken to prior to his demise, has said that he was brought in dead.

Since Mohbad died on September 12, 2023, there have been several conflicting reports surrounding the circumstances that led to his shocking demise, with some saying he passed after being injected by a nurse.

Perez Hospital, which is located in the Lekki area of Lagos State, however, broke their silence over Mohbad’s death through an official statement late Monday night.

“The attention of the management of Perez Medcare Hospital has been drawn to the misleading and false information being circulated in some social media platforms that Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) died in our medical facility,” Perez wrote.

“We consider it pertinent to put on record that at about 04:30 p.m. on September 12, 2023, the lifeless body of Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) was brought to our medical facility.

“Our medical team immediately sprang into action and after assessment, it was discovered that there was no sign of life, no central or peripheral pulse, no heartbeat, no recordable vital signs and his pupils were fixed and dilated.

“On attempting CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), rigor mortis (stiffening of some parts of the body in relation to death) was observed and the persons who brought him to our facility were informed that it was a case of BID (Brought in dead).

“Upon enquiry about the circumstances leading to the emergency, our team was informed that the deceased was being treated at home by a nurse and that she administered injections on him.

“Our team thereafter advised that the body be taken to the nearest Government Hospital where he can be deposited in the morgue.

“Let it be known that Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) was not a patient of Perez Medcare Hospital and was never admitted at our hospital at any material time whatsoever.

“Also, the nurse who was said to be administering treatment on him at home is not a staff of Perez Medcare Hospital, and the video of the medical facility circulating in the media space in which the late Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) is seen alive and receiving treatment is not Perez Medcare Hospital.

“We are compelled to issue this statement to set the records straight and correct the wrong and false misinformation being circulated about Perez Medcare Hospital. We urge everyone to desist from spreading false information and be mindful of the sensitivity of this matter.”

Meanwhile, following the death of Mohbad, Nigerians pointed accusing fingers at Naira Marley and many other individuals in the Marlian record label due to the way they bullied the late musician.

For instance, it is on record that the late Mohbad wrote a petition to the police department to inform them of the threat to his life by Sam Larry, Naira Marley and many others.

That was after Naira Marley’s right-hand man, Sam Larry was captured on camera bullying Mohbad during a video shoot with Zlatan coming to the rescue of his now departed friend.

The Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has, however, invited the Department of State Services (DSS) to join the investigation of the death of the Afrobeats musician.

The Lagos State Police Command also on Monday, September 18 set up a special 13-man investigative team to probe the death of Mohbad.

The Police in a statement said the 13-man investigative team is expected to submit an interim report within two weeks of its inauguration.