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Mohbad: Reps Summon Naira Marley Over Late Singer’s Royalties

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, summoned controversial singer Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, to appear before it, in a bid to secure the musical rights of the works of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, better known as Mohbad.

The House Committee on Justice, Youth and Legislative Compliance, also invited manager of Mohbad, Jiggy Adeoye, to appear on 31st of October, 2023.

Mohbad, a former signee in Naira Marley’s record label, died on 12th of September, 2023, in controversial circumstances.

The Lagos State Government ordered a coroner’s inquest into the death of the 27-year-old singer.

The House resolution followed the adoption of a motion moved by Babajimi Benson, the lawmaker representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency, Lagos State on Thursday.

Benson emphasised the need to review the laws governing the entertainment industry in a bid to safeguard artists’ copyrights and royalties.

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