Nigerian artist Primeboy, whose real name is Owodunni Ibrahim, is now at the centre of a high-profile investigation that has sent shockwaves through the music industry. The Lagos State Police Command has officially declared him a wanted man, offering a substantial bounty for his arrest.
The Mysterious Death of Mohbad
The Nigerian music community is reeling from the mysterious death of 27-year-old singer Mohbad, who tragically passed away on September 12th. As speculations and rumours continue to circulate, the names of Primeboy, Naira Marley, and Sam Larry have emerged in connection with the ongoing investigation.
Police Declare Primeboy Wanted
The Lagos State Police Command has formally declared Primeboy as a wanted individual. Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police, revealed that Primeboy failed to respond to a police invitation during the early stages of the investigation. Hundeyin described Primeboy as a male of Yoruba descent, approximately 1.64 meters tall, dark-complexioned, and bearing tribal marks. His last known address was in Oke Eletu, Ikorodu. Hundeyin urged anyone with information about Primeboy’s whereabouts to contact their nearest police station.
N1 Million Bounty on Primeboy
Commissioner of Police for the Lagos State Command, Idowu Owohunwa, has announced a substantial N1 million reward for information that led to Primeboy’s arrest. This significant incentive has heightened the search for the singer, adding further intrigue to the ongoing investigation.
Primeboy Denies Allegations
In a video shared by Instagram blogger Temilola Sobola on September 14th, Primeboy vehemently denied any involvement in Mohbad’s death. He expressed shock and disbelief, asserting that he had no knowledge of what happened to the deceased. The fact that Mohbad and Primeboy were childhood friends has intensified the scrutiny surrounding the case.
Primeboy’s Tribute to Mohbad
In an unexpected turn of events, Primeboy released a tribute song titled “Tribute to Mohbad” on September 25th, just before he went on the run. The song reflects on the challenges Mohbad shared with him and hints at suspicions regarding the late singer’s demise. It expresses the communal grief shared by Mohbad’s fans and includes a heartfelt prayer for justice.
Awaiting Mohbad’s Autopsy Results
Nigerians are anxiously awaiting the results of Mohbad’s autopsy as the promised two-week timeline has passed. The circumstances of his death remain shrouded in mystery, and the autopsy results could provide crucial insights into what caused his sudden demise.