Naira Marley, the Nigerian Musician and Record Label Owner, Sheds Light on NDLEA’s Involvement in Mohbad’s Arrest: Exclusive Interview with Reno Omokri
In a recent exclusive interview with journalist Reno Omokri, Naira Marley, whose real name is Azeez Adeshina Fashola, confirmed a significant development involving the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and the late singer, Mohbad.
Prior to this revelation, NDLEA had vehemently denied any connection to Mohbad’s arrest, which had sparked controversy due to a viral video in which Mohbad claimed NDLEA had provided him with a suspicious drink.
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Naira Marley clarified that he was out of the country when NDLEA apprehended his associates, known as the “Marlians,” and he returned the next day to find that Mohbad had already been released.
Naira Marley also explained his personal intervention in securing the release of Zinoleesky, one of his label signees, and other members of his record label who had been detained by NDLEA.
““Looking at the picture again, like I said I was out of the country. I was getting the information from everybody that was there during the incent like I tried to send someone to the NDLEA before I got back. I got back the next day. When I got back they said Mohbad was not there when I got back. So I had to, it’s only Zino and the rest that I had to bail out. Mohbad was already out. It was that paranoia, it was when he was out, Zino was still in with NDLEA at this time”, he said.
This revelation shed light on his proactive involvement in supporting his team members during a challenging period.”