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Untold Stories About Late Mohbad: Inside Mohbad’s childhood, family struggles

However, “he eventually coped,” Aloba said with a smile on his face.……CONTINUE READING>>>>>>

Mohbad spent two years at Esa-Oke Polytechnic, Osun state, for his National Diploma as an Accounting student.

The deceased was described as a simple and modest individual.

Aloba explained that Mohbad and his partner, Wunmi, the lady said to have given birth to Liam, son of the deceased, had known each other years back from Oke-Iletu, but there was no string attached back then.

However, Mohbad and Wunmi were able to reconnect through Naira Marley.
Mohbad and partner, Wunmi.
Clarifying this through the song “Komajensun” Mohbad sang in 2020, Aloba spoke of a lyric “Naira lo gbe omo fun mi, I’m not a womaniser” in the song referencing Mohbad reconnected with Wunmi at Marlian record.

“He (Mohbad) met the lady (Wunmi) there (at Marlian Music) but they have known each other from Oke-Iletu, even though the lady was a student then,” Aloba disclosed to this reporter.
The connection with Naira Marley

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding Mohbad was how he connected with the famous musician, Naira Marley. Some speculate that the help of a woman played a role in introducing him to Naira Marley, while others believe it was a result of his talent and persistence.

What is not in doubt is that Mohbad’s connection to Naira Marley played a pivotal role in his music career.

On December 30, 2020, a year after he joined the label, Mohbad took to his X (formerly Twitter) account to express his excitement about being signed into Marlian Music and also thanked Naira Marley for believing in him.

A picture of Naira Marley and Mohbad together. Source: Internet
His dad, a lover of his songs, recounted that the song “Balenciaga ni mo fe”, led him to know Naira Marley.

“Whenever he wants to sing, he will always call me. I do tell him that whatever word he wants to say must always be wise words. I told him never to act or imitate or try to be someone else,” Aloba repeated his words of advice to Mohbad.
The controversial lyrics

Mohbad’s song lyrics, especially the line “Stepmother no care” in his song titled “Sorry” stirred confusion among listeners.

Aloba married another woman after separation from Mohbad’s mom, Olumiyi. The woman, named Sade, whom Aloba married in 2005 became Mohbad’s first stepmother.

However, after more than seven years of being together, Aloba and Sade parted ways. This resulted in Mohbad’s father marrying another woman, who is presently with him.

Aloba, while shedding more insight on the lyrics, disclosed that Sade, whose relationship with her was complicated, and at one point, she asked him to choose between her and his son and that decision led to Sade’s departure from the family.

“The stepmother told me one day, ‘Choose me or your son.’ I chose my son (Mohbad) and she packed her loads and left. I and the lady were together for more than seven years. I married her around 2005. That stepmother did not want me to send Mohbad to school, and I chose my son. And she decided to leave,” Aloba said.

While Mohbad’s mother gave birth to three children – Mohbad, Blessing and Adura; Sade also has three children.

“He was referring to his first stepmother who already left and not the present,” Aloba said.
The burial controversy

Mohbad’s swift burial raised eyebrows within the community and the nation at large, leading to speculations and questions about whether there was more to the story.

A few days after Mohbad’s death, a video of a man went viral on social media.

The man who claimed to be a Baale alleged Aloba planned to hold a midnight funeral on the same day of his son’s passing, but he disagreed with such an idea.

The man, who did not mention his name in the viral video added that he voiced his dissatisfaction with the planned course of action and made it clear that midnight burial wouldn’t take place.

Reacting to the claim, Aloba said nothing of such ever happened either had he had such a plan or conversation with the said man.

“The video that someone claimed to be Baale is not true. Such a man is terrible,” he said.

Backing Aloba, a family member, who was present during the interview added, “They gave him money to create the fake video. Whoever speaks of evil about Mohbad, his dad, God will judge you all, except if all they say is truth.”
Conflicting Narratives

The circumstances of Mohbad’s death gave rise to conflicting accounts. Some claim that he passed away at home, while others contend that he died at the hospital.

Aloba, while disclosing to our correspondent how he was informed about Mohbad’s death, explained he saw Mohbad a few days earlier before he got a call from his mom at about 4pm on September 12, and “sensed something was wrong.”

He added that his number was later called and was notified about his son’s death.

When asked if he was told how it happened, the gospel singer said he was not told how it happened but he asked and “I was told his hand was swollen and was given an injection,” he said.

A report claimed a misunderstanding had earlier ensued between Mohbad and a friend who accidentally struck Mohbad with the car’s glass, causing an injury to Mohbad’s hand. This deteriorated his health and an injection was administered on him by a nurse before he was rushed to a hospital.

While the general public is yet to know the cause of his death, the Nigeria Police Force has launched an investigation team to unravel the circumstances that led to the death. Part of the investigation was the exhumation of the body for an autopsy.
Last minute with father

In a touching final memory, Mohbad shared a meal with his dad a few days before his passing. He served the food.

“The Saturday that we met, he (Mohbad) gave me food. He was the one who served the food. I almost finished the food, when he went to take his spoon, so we both ate the remaining food from the same plate, at his place in Lekki,” Aloba disclosed to this reporter tearfully.

Before his demise, Mohbad was able to resolve the difference between his dad and mom.

Affirming this with a smile, Aloba said, “The dispute between me and Mohbad’s mum has ended. I see Mohbad as someone after God in my life. It was after two years that I agreed to settle the dispute because of my son.”
Punish anyone found guilty

Reacting to the autopsy carried out by the police on Mohbad, Aloba urged the government to probe, reveal the truth and punish any individual or group found guilty of causing the pain of losing his child.

“Help me probe and reveal the truth and punish anyone found guilty or culpable,” he told our correspondent.……CONTINUE READING>>>>>>

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