Singer Khaid donates N2m to Mohbad’s wife, 100% royalties from tribute song to son
Nigerian singer and rapper, Sulaimon Solomon, professionally known as Khaid, has donated the sum of N2m to support Liam Aloba, son of the late Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, aka Mohbad.
Mohbad, who died at the age of 27 last Tuesday, was earlier signed to Marlian Record belonging to Naira Marley but left the label in February 2022.
Disclosing this via his X handle on Tuesday, Khaid posted, “It’s with great pain that I pen this, the past few days have been a rollercoaster of emotions for each and every one of us. We lost a special talent, a great personality and a friend “Imole”.
“In my own little way, I’ll love to support the family by giving N2 Million to the wife of our late brother and covey 100 royalties of the newly released tribute song “Forever” to Liam Aloba Eyinimofeoluwa. Rest On IMOLE,” he posted.
Earlier, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, invited the Department of Security Services to join the probe of late singer, PUNCH Online reports.
This was contained in a statement signed by Lagos state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Tuesday.
In addition to the police special investigative team in Lagos to probe the death of Mohbad, “Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has invited the DSS to join the investigation and widen the dragnet with inter-agency collaboration and use of best-in-class technology to unearth the truth.
“Mr. Sanwo-Olu has directed that all those who may have played any role whatsoever in any event leading to the death of MohBad be made to face the law after a thorough investigation.
“Consequently DSS has also joined the investigation so as to get justice for the youngster, his family and teeming fans,” part of the statement read.
The state government pleaded with all those who may have vital information that may assist the investigation process to avail the investigating team of such.
“Government also appeals to the investigating team to guarantee the confidentiality and protection of all witnesses who may come forward with vital information or indicative evidence that may assist the process,” it added
Meanwhile, the management of Mohbad, on Monday night, announced a candlelight procession and tribute night for the late artiste. (Punch)