Naira Marley Sets the Record Straight on Mohbad’s Death
Renowned Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has broken his silence regarding the tragic passing of his former signee, Mohbad.
In a comprehensive statement shared on his Instagram account, Naira Marley expressed his intent to return to Nigeria and clear his name of any wrongdoing in the incident.
Strong Denial of Involvement in Mohbad’s Death
Naira Marley firmly asserted that he bears no responsibility, directly or indirectly, for Mohbad’s untimely demise.
Despite past disagreements between them, Naira Marley regarded Mohbad as a brother and a member of their music family. He emphasized the shock and grief he experienced following Mohbad’s death.
Expressing His Grief and Disbelief
The singer conveyed his deep trauma over the loss of someone he considered family. He also lamented the plethora of false accusations
and threats directed at him in the wake of the tragedy.
Naira Marley had chosen to remain silent until now, out of respect for Mohbad’s memory and to avoid hindering ongoing investigations.
Commitment to Return and Cooperate with Authorities
Naira Marley clarified that he is not a fugitive and intends to return to Nigeria. He plans to fully cooperate with the police and provide his perspective on the events surrounding Mohbad’s passing.
He expressed confidence in his innocence and stressed that he has no reason to evade authorities.
The Search for Truth
Naira Marley pledged to support the investigation and provide necessary evidence. He believes that individuals with ulterior motives are attempting to tarnish his reputation and set him up.
He asserted that in due time, the circumstances surrounding Mohbad’s death would be unveiled, and the truth would prevail.
Addressing Label and Career Matters
Naira Marley refuted rumors of his record label, Marlian Music, being associated with a drug cartel.
He emphasized that he is not involved in any criminal activities and is dedicated to proving his innocence. He also clarified that Mohbad left the label in September 2022, and the label accepted his departure.
Condolences and Call for Justice
The singer extended his deepest condolences to Mohbad’s family and called on the public to focus on supporting the police and authorities with relevant information and evidence related to the case.
He is confident that justice will be served, and he will be vindicated.
Legal Support and Commitment to Honor Mohbad’s Memory
Naira Marley assured that his legal team is in contact with law enforcement agencies and will provide all necessary assistance.
He concluded by pledging to honor Mohbad’s memory and do right by him and his family.