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Protest erupts as celebrities seek justice for late singer Mohbad

Celebrities and fans have initiated a protest demanding justice for Mohbad...

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Protest erupts as celebrities seek justice for late singer Mohbad

A poster announcing the Akure protest indicates that it will commence today at the Paneke Skating Ground in Lagos, the protest, led by celebrities, is scheduled for Wednesday at Elegushi Beach, Victoria Island.

Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo, who is spearheading the Lagos leg of the protest through her NGO, Pinkies Foundation, announced in an Instagram live session that they would submit a letter to the state government ahead of Wednesday’s rally.

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She urged celebrities from across the country to join the protest and called upon Governor Sanwo-Olu to ensure a thorough investigation into Mohbad’s death.

In her words: “Governor Sanwo-Olu, I implore you to use your esteemed office. We need you to ensure that comprehensive investigations are carried out. We don’t want superficial investigations. Mohbad was everyone’s child. We failed to heed his cries when he was alive, and we cannot afford to fail him in death. He paid the ultimate price, and justice must prevail in this case.”

Meanwhile, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has appealed to aggrieved fans to avoid resorting to violence in response to the sudden death of the singer.

The party, represented by its South-West Zonal Secretary, Mr. Femi Olaniyi, expressed condolences to the family and associates of the late singer.

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