Sanwo-Olu Asks DSS To Join Probe Of Mohbad’s Death

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has asked the operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, to join the ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mohbad.

The singer, aged 27, died on September 12 and was buried the next day. The events surrounding his death continue to generate controversies on social media.

The Lagos State police command on Monday inaugurated a 13-man special investigation team to probe the death of the singer.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos commissioner of police, Idowu Owohunwa, also promised to use all legal means to ensure justice is served.

Commenting on the development, Sanwo-Olu also extended an invitation to the DSS to “widen the dragnet with inter-agency collaboration and use of best-in-class technology to unearth the truth”.

Gbenga Omotoso, the state’s commissioner for information, in a statement on Tuesday, said the state government asked anyone with important information on the singer’s death to assist the investigating team.

The statement reads, “Further to this and to boost the investigation, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has invited the Department of State Services (DSS) to join the investigation and widen the dragnet with inter-agency collaboration and the use of best-in-class technology to unearth the truth.

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“Consequently, the Department of State Services (DSS) has also joined the investigation so as to get justice for the youngster, his family and teeming fans. The Government pleads with all those who may have vital information that may assist the investigation process to avail the investigating team of such. 

“The 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. 

“Besides, the grieving family should be allowed to mourn their loss in peace. It is, indeed, a difficult time for us all – the government, the family and MohBad’s fans. Any action that can aggravate the grief should be avoided. 

“The Police and the DSS have been admonished to brief the public on their efforts periodically.”

Obiajulu Joel Nwolu

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