All is now set for candlelight service and tribute concert for renowned Nigerian vocalist Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, better known as Mohbad.
The untimely departure of the artiste has been stirring emotions ever since, and his legacy is billed for a celebration today, Thursday, September 21, 2023.
It will be a somber procession of mourners commencing from 5 pm, starting from the Lekki Phase One gate and progressing to the serene surroundings of Muri Okunola Park in Victoria Island.
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As a mark of respect and unity, attendees have been requested to wear white t-shirts, creating a sea of solidarity in honor of the late musician.
Tribute concert dedicated to celebrating Mohbad’s remarkable contributions to the music industry will kick off at 8 pm.
This event will take place at Muri Okunola Park, where his fans and admirers can come together to pay their heartfelt respects.
For the smooth conduct of these events, organisers have laid out essential guidelines to ensure safety and orderliness throughout the proceedings:
Guidelines for the Candlelight Procession and Tribute:
Wear a White T-shirt: All attendees are encouraged to wear white t-shirts as a symbol of unity and remembrance.
Punctuality: Participants are urged to arrive promptly at the starting point, Lekki Phase One, on or before 5 p.m.
Respect Traffic Authorities: Please adhere to the directives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to ensure a smooth and safe procession.
Cooperate with Security Forces: Show respect and cooperation towards the Nigerian police force, the Nigerian army, security officers, and safety marshals present to maintain order.
Walk in Pairs: For security and ease of movement, walk in pairs to enhance safety during the procession.
Prohibited Items: Sharp objects, bottles, and weapons of any kind are strictly prohibited during the event.
Parking Facilities: Attendees can make use of the parking facilities available at the Nigerian Law School to ensure convenient access to the venue.
Security Reporting: If you observe anything unusual or concerning, do not hesitate to report it to any of the on-site security officers. “Hear something? See something? Say something” is the mantra for maintaining a secure environment.
The candlelight service and tribute concert promise to be a heartfelt gathering where Mohbad’s music and spirit will be celebrated. It is expected that fans and well-wishers will come together to pay their respects, creating a touching tribute to a beloved artist who left an indelible mark on the Nigerian music scene.