Lagos Deputy Governor Kadri Hamzat led a government delegation on a condolence visit to the family of the late music star, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji, popularly known as Mohbad.
The delegation included Chief of Staff to the Governor, Tayo Ayinde; Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mobolaji Ogunlende; Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso; and Special Adviser on Tourism, Idris Aregbe.
During the visit, Deputy Governor Hamzat reassured the family that justice would be served in the investigation into Mohbad’s death, with the Department of State Services (DSS) collaborating with the police to conduct a thorough inquiry.
News About Nigeria reports he also announced that the government would provide assistance to the family and ensure that Mohbad’s child is well taken care of.
Mohbad passed away under mysterious circumstances on September 12 at the age of 27, with controversies surrounding his death.
Earlier on Tuesday, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statement, invited the DSS to join the police in probing the musician’s death.
A statement by the Commissioner of Information Omotoso revealed the launch of a 19-man police panel to investigate the circumstances of Mohbad’s death.
Omotoso added that Governor Sanwo-Olu had directed that all individuals involved in any events leading to Mohbad’s death should face the law after a thorough investigation.
He also appealed to anyone with crucial information to assist the investigative team and urged witnesses to come forward with information.
He further called for calm across quarters and emphasized the need for people to refrain from making inflammatory statements at this time.