In a heartfelt tribute to the late Nigerian rapper Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, widely known as Mohbad, fans gathered on Wednesday night for a candlelight procession in his honor.
The solemn event took place at Peckham Square in Peckham, South London, a location with significant ties to Mohbad’s former record label boss, Naira Marley.
Mohbad, a rising star in the Nigerian music scene, tragically passed away on September 12, 2023, under controversial circumstances, leaving his fans in shock and mourning.
His untimely death drew international attention, prompting widespread demands on social media for a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding his demise.
During the candlelight procession, passionate fans, both local and from afar, united in their grief and love for the late rapper.
They came together to pay their respects by lighting candles, singing Mohbad’s songs, and sharing memories of the talented artist.
The choice of Peckham Square held special significance, as it was where Naira Marley, Mohbad’s former mentor and record label boss, grew up.
This connection added an extra layer of emotion to the gathering, as fans paid tribute not only to Mohbad but also celebrated the impact of his music on the global stage.
The touching scenes from the procession were captured in a video that quickly went viral on the internet, illustrating the profound impact Mohbad had on his fans, both in Nigeria and abroad.