Body Of Afrobeats Star Mohbad Exhumed In Lagos

The body of Nigerian Afrobeats star MohBad has been exhumed, police in the city of Lagos say.

The 27-year-old singer, whose real name was Ilerioluwa Aloba, died on Tuesday 12 September in a Lagos hospital.

The exact circumstances of his death have not been made public and there have been calls from his fans for an investigation.

“Exhumation completed. Autopsy to commence,” Lagos state police spokesperson Benjamin Hundeyin tweeted.

Since the musician’s death there have been rallies across cities in southern Nigeria and an outpouring of grief as people call for answers. The hashtag #justiceformohbad has been trending on social media.

The late singer was popular for his baritone voice and streetwise, sometimes lewd, lyrics.