Sammy Larry, a Nigerian man who is accused of repeatedly assaulting the late musician Mohbad, has issued a statement regarding his passing and claims he had nothing to do with it.
He was heard in the most recent video expressing his relationship to Mohbad and why he cannot possibly hurt him in his own tongue.
His statement, which we have translated to English, reads in part:
“Good morning, good afternoon, good evening. Wherever you might be listening to this, my name is Samson Irefolabi Balogun Eletu. In everything that is happening, Mohbad is my brother, and I like him. Even when he was at Marlians Records, he knew I loved him, and his wife also knows.”
“Everyone knows I love Mohbad. Everywhere I go, whether it’s Kenya or Dubai, I ask Mohbad to follow me, and I even mentioned that I’ll pay Marlians Records so we can have a show.”
“The fact that we’re fighting doesn’t necessarily involve death. I cannot kill Mohbad. I love him so much; God knows my heart. I love him, and I cannot kill him.”
“I know nothing about his death. The viral video only shows what happened a long time ago. It happened last year when I wasn’t even in Nigeria, and it was circulated online.”
“There’s a video where he was in a wheelchair, and Zlatan is my witness. You can call him and ask him if I touched Mohbad.”
The statement made by the individual in the video has attracted attention on social media, and concerned individuals have taken to the comment page to air their views.
Run away and most wanted sammy Larry, who has gone into hiding, speaks about mohad deaths hear what he has to say. pic.twitter.com/hPHrcrz5rO
— Samklef 🐉 (@SAMKLEF) September 15, 2023
@OUTRIGHTJOE: “When the people are United, they put fears in the heart of the oppressors. He’s in the hiding because he can’t take half of what he’s done to mohbad from the people when caught.”
@Dhavidtips: “Baba Dey talk Dey look one side. E has no remorse what so ever Omo make i no talk i miss Mohbad.”
@oluchi_prudence: “Why is he explaining in the hotel room? Ogbeni go station go clear yourself.”
@Frankillumate: “If you observe gan, you’d notice he’s close to laughter, this thing em dey do na “make we talk make them comot eye from me”
@DareHardy09: “I keep saying this but nobody gets it the Police should start investigation from those close to him 24 hours before his death and also carry out an autopsy on his corpse to know the reason behind his death.”
@ChukwuyemEledan: “He should go to a police station and give this explanation.”
@Mr_Bunki3: “Sam larry aka suge knight making a video to mock Nigerians is just sad. He’s indirectly telling us nothing is going to happen makes me want to cry rn.”