The medical facility where Afrobeats singer, Ilerioluwa Promise Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, was reportedly taken to on September 12th has issued a statement stating that the 27-year-old singer and rapper did not die in their premises.
According to the medical facility, Perez Medcare Hospital, the singer was brought in dead.
In the statement shared on its Instagram page on Monday night, two weeks after the controversial death, the hospital claimed that the singer was brought in dead at the hospital and that he was not administered any injection while at the hospital.
The hospital also debunked rumours that the singer was admitted into the hospital.
The statement partly read, “The attention of the management of Perez Medcare Hospital has been drawn to the misleading and false information being circulated in some social media platforms that Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) died in our medical facility.
“We consider it pertinent to put on record that at about 04:30pm on the 12th of September 2023, the lifeless body of Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) was brought to our medical facility and our medical team immediately sprang into action and after assessment, it was discovered that there was no sign of life, no central or peripheral pulse, no heartbeat, no recordable vital signs and his pupils were fixed and dilated.
“On attempting CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), rigor mortis (stiffening of some parts of the body in relation to death) was observed and the persons who brought him to our facility were informed that it was a case of BID (Brought in dead).
“Upon enquiry about the circumstances leading to the emergency, our team was informed that the deceased was being treated at home by a nurse and that she administered injections on him.
“Our team thereafter advised that the body be taken to the nearest Government Hospital where he can be deposited in the morgue.
“Let it be known that Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) was not a patient of Perez Medcare Hospital and was never admitted at our hospital at any material time whatsoever.
“Also, the nurse who was said to be administering treatment on him at home is not a staff of Perez Medcare Hospital and the video of the medical facility circulating In the media space in which the late Mr. Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba (AKA Mohbad) is seen alive and receiving treatment is not Perez Medcare Hospital.”
Mohbad was hurriedly buried on September 13th but his remains has been exhumed and an autopsy conducted as part of the investigation ordered by the Lagos State Government.
The result of the autopsy is still being awaited.