Joseph Aloba, the grieving father of the late singer Mohbad (Ileriouluwa Oladimeji Aloba), took to social media to commemorate his son’s first posthumous birthday, creating a poignant and emotional moment for his followers.
On his Instagram page, Joseph Aloba shared the deep sorrow he feels celebrating his son’s birthday without him being alive. He expressed the profound sadness of the day, marking it as a moment that will forever be etched in his memory. The father acknowledged the annual tradition of celebrating his son’s birthday, a tradition now disrupted by the irreplaceable loss.
In a heart-wrenching post, the prophet conveyed the difficulty of navigating through a day that was once filled with joy and celebration, now overshadowed by the absence of his beloved son. His words carry the weight of a father’s grief, emphasizing the enduring impact of the loss on his life.
In a subsequent post, Joseph Aloba extended love to his late son on his heavenly birthday, acknowledging the divine love that transcends the earthly realm. The message conveys a mix of love, loss, and faith, as the grieving father wishes his departed son well in the afterlife.
The social media posts create a somber atmosphere, inviting empathy from those who come across them. The online community is likely to respond with messages of support, condolences, and expressions of shared sorrow, turning the digital space into a platform for collective mourning and remembrance.
In celebration of his birthday, many took to social media to celebrate the late singer, pouring out tributes to him.
Refreshing your mentor, Mohbad a former signee of Naira Marley’s record label, tragically passed away at 27 under unclear circumstances on September 12. Following his death, videos made rounds of him being bullied by his former boss and his members. The Nigeria Police are still trying to unravel the mystery behind his death.
Last year, following his son’s death, Joseph Aloba had cried out to God, in an emotional song, noting how the world is against him and is using his son to fight him.
He voiced out his heartbreak over how the world is making him cry through the child his creator gave him, adding that they hurt the singer when he was alive and still wanted to eat his dead body.
Calling on his creator, he told Him to help him as he is human and powerless.
Mohbad’s father first lost the admiration of many when he defended Naira Marley for bullying his son.
His father stated that Naira Marley was only trying to correct him, but his son didn’t listen to him and went on to praise the singer who he described as a good person.
The video left many questioning if he was the biological father of the late singer as they expressed disgust at his revelation.
He had also angered many with his quick burial of his son, as the singer was buried the next day after his death.
In an interview, he explained the reason behind his son’s quick burial, blaming it on tradition.
Mr Aloba also addressed the complaints about the location Mohbad was buried in, which was beside a cassava farm, stating that it was the only land he knew that belonged to the singer.
To worsen things, he had accused his son’s widow wife, of being unfaithful and even putting sleeping pills in his noodles.
He claimed that Wunmi was sleeping with one of the singer’s signees and revealed the major reason why he doesn’t trust her.