The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has called on fans and concerned parties to avoid resorting to violence in response to the sudden demise of Nigerian singer Mohbad.
Mr Femi Olaniyi, the South-West Zonal Secretary of SDP, conveyed this message during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
The party expressed its condolences to the late singer’s family and associates.
News About Nigeria reported that Mohbad, a 27-year-old singer, tragically passed away, leading to an outpouring of grief from fans and the music community.
In response to the situation, Olaniyi urged all parties involved to exercise patience and refrain from engaging in any acts of violence.
He emphasised the importance of waiting for the results of the ongoing security investigation into the singer’s death.
The SDP official called on the Nigeria Police to conduct a thorough and professional investigation to uncover the truth behind Mohbad’s passing.
He stressed the need for transparency and diligence in the police’s handling of the case, ensuring that justice is served without any bias or interference.
“We condole with friends and families of Mohbad and using this medium to advise all the parties concerned to be patient and shun violence.
“Let all the aggrieved wait for outcome of the investigation ongoing by the security.
“Nobody should take law into his or her hand under any guise no matter how hurt it is, issues surrounding the death of the singer,” he said.
Olaniyi, who is also the Lagos State Chairman of SDP, urged the Nigeria Police to do due diligence to unravel all secrets that led to the death of the young musician.