Davido, Zlatan, Falz and Others attended Mohbad's Candle Light Service Procession in Lagos.
Among the famous people who participated in the candlelight vigil Thursday in Lekki, Lagos in memory of the late singer “Mohbad” were Nigerian singers Davido, Zlatan, and Falz.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Youths and Social Development, Mobolaji Ogunlende, attended the ceremony as well.
Fans chanted “Justice for Mohbad” loudly, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), as Falz and on-air personality Oladotun Kayode directed the audience.
A few supporters carried signs calling for justice for Mohbad on them.
According to NAN, the quiet procession began at Lekki Phase 1 Gate and ended at Victoria Island’s Muri Okunola Park.
Mohbad, who passed away on September 12 and was buried the following day, was unearthed by the Police on Thursday in order to conduct additional research.
Along with other famous people and young people, Nigerian artists Falz and Davido swarmed the Lagos streets on Thursday in a candlelight march to honor Mohbad.
On September 12th, Mohbad, a former signee with Naira Marley’s Marlian Records, passed away at the age of 27.
Since Mohbad’s passing, his supporters and admirers have demanded that the circumstances surrounding his death be thoroughly investigated.
Fans and coworkers gathered at the Lekki Phase One Gate axis in Lagos at 5 o’clock, and the candlelight procession began there.
While his music played in the background, the throng took a calm stroll while dancing and singing compliments to the. Deceased performer.
They all wore white T-shirts and walked together holding signs calling for justice for the artist as well as pictures of him on display.
When the tribute concert started at 8 p.m., the procession took them to Muri Okunola Park.
There was a sizable crowd there, mostly young people, who were there to pay tribute to the late rapper and performer.
The exhumation of the late singer’s body has been confirmed by the Lagos State Police Command as part of the investigations to determine the circumstances surrounding his death. Thursday saw the completion of the autopsy.
The nurse who allegedly gave the musician an injection just before he died away on September 12th has also been taken into. Custody by the authorities.
The Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Benjamin Hundeyin, commented on the latest development on Thursday and reaffirmed the. Veracity of the information in a press conference.
The memorial concert
Following the parade, performances and speeches—particularly those from colleagues who paid respect—began the tribute concert.
Along with Davido and Falz, other performers at the memorial performance included Nigerian artist Zlatan and on-air personality Dotun. They all paid their respects to the late performer.
Davido claimed during the gathering that he had flown into the nation to pay his respects to Mohbad.
Everyone, not only Nigerians, was doing this, he claimed. The entire world is listening to your music, whether it’s in America, London, or Dubai.
“I flew in for this, and we’ll make sure to maintain your name in the public eye. All OK, good night. go safely home. Remember that this is a peaceful demonstration,”
When announcing the tribute event on Monday, Mohbad’s management expressed their gratitude for the outpouring of support from fans all over the world.
They also applauded those who planned celebrations in their neighborhoods in Mohbad’s memory.
Prior to now, a few young people in the Panseke axis of Abeokuta, Ogun state, went on the streets to call for justice for Mohbad.
Online videos showed them assembled in large groups at the Skating Ground Arena, all dressed in black and holding signs that read, among other things, “#JusticeForMohbad” and “Whooff Light.”
In addition to these, numerous other nonviolent demonstrations with the hashtag #justiceforMohbad have spread throughout the nation. There have been demonstrations documented in the UK, the U.S., and Canada.