On September 12, 2023, tears flowed as Mohbad, a popular Nigerian singer, was laid to rest in his hometown, Ikorodu. The news of his death had shocked his fans and the music industry as a whole. Mohbad, whose real name is Ilerioluwa Oladimeji, was only 27 years old at the time of his death.
He had reportedly died after his last performance in Ikorodu, where he was hit with juju, a traditional African belief in the use of magic or witchcraft, Stechitegist media reports.
Videos circulating on social media showed Mohbad’s final moments before his death, including his last performance in Ikorodu.
His family also broke their silence on his death, with his babymama crying out with their son.
The cause of his death was attributed to the use of juju, which was said to have been used against him by some individuals.
The news of Mohbad’s death was met with an outpouring of grief from his fans and colleagues in the music industry. Many took to social media to express their condolences and pay tribute to the late singer. Mohbad’s death is a tragic loss to the Nigerian music industry, and he will be greatly missed by his fans and loved ones. Cute Abiola, Kogbagidi, OGB Cultist and others at Mohbad’s funeral