Liam, the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, is scheduled to have a Deoxyribonucleic Acid test performed by the Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, Lagos State.

This was verified in a statement that Monisola Odumosu, a member of the family’s legal team, signed.According to reports, Joseph Aloba, the deceased singer’s father, revealed that he had filed a lawsuit to get his grandson Liam to undergo a DNA test.

In the statement that our correspondent was able to obtain on Sunday, titled “Aloba family seeks court order for DNA test on Liam,” Odumosu stated that all the required legal mechanisms were in place to ensure the outcome of the case.He said that Aloba was asking the court for an order directing that the test be carried out at the applicant’s expense in a recognized and accredited government or private medical facility within the state.

The statement said as follows: “The family of late ace pop singer Mr. Ilerioluwa Promise Oladimeji Aloba (also known as Mohbad), who passed away on September 12, 2023, under peculiar circumstances, has requested a date for mention of the DNA test application. The required legal framework is in place to ensure the matter’s success.Joseph Aloba v. Cynthia Omowunmi Aloba is the case at the Ikorodu Magistrate Court’s Family Court (MKD/31/FAM/2024).

A deoxyribonucleic acid test regarding the paternity of Master Liam Aloba, an alleged son of Mr. Ilerioluwa Promise Oladimeji Aloba (deceased), is to be conducted in a recognized and accredited government or private medical facility within Lagos State, Nigeria, at the applicant’s expense, according to a request made by the family, represented by the father who passed away.Odumosu claims that the family also requested a court order compelling Mrs. Omowunmi Aloba to consent to having her and Master Liam Aloba tested for DNA.

The family’s application, according to the legal team, also requested permission for the chief pathologist in charge of Mohbad’s remains, which are currently at the Military Hospital in Yaba Lagos, to take samples from the deceased’s body in order to perform a DNA test for Liam.

The statement also disclosed that an attempt was made on Friday, March 8, at her Lekki residence, to serve Mohbad’s wife with court documents, but the attempt was unsuccessful.”Those who were contacted to serve the process on her claimed she had not been in the house lately, according to the process server. To make sure that she receives all court orders in a proper manner, the legal team has stated that they will investigate other options,” the statement continued.

Mohbad passed away at the age of 27, and his death’s circumstances sparked debates on social media.Mohbad, a former signee of Naira Marley’s Marlian Music record label, departed the label in February 2022. A 13-person special investigation team was established by the Lagos State Police Command on September 18, 2023, to look into the singer’s death.

Along with other people, his death resulted in the arrest of Naira Marley and controversial Lagos socialite Balogun Eletu, better known as Sam Larry.On September 21, 2023, Mohbad’s body was dug up for an autopsy to determine the cause of his passing.

In September 2023, Benjamin Hundeyin, the public relations officer for the state police, tweeted that a “autopsy has been concluded” and the authorities were “awaiting result.

“Primeboy turned himself in two days after the police declared him wanted on October 4, 2023, during the course of their investigation.Omowunmi was reached, and after hearing our correspondent’s question, hung up without answering.

Later, attempts to get in touch with her were unsuccessful because her phone number was unreachable. As of the time this report was filed, she had not received a response to a text message sent to her phone.

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