Two radio broadcast stations, Splash FM 105.5 Ibadan, Oyo State, and Divine FM 101.3 Enugu State, have banned the playing of songs by Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, from airing on the station till further notice.
This follows the criticism surrounding Marley, following the death of Ilerioluwa Oladimeji, popularly known as MohBad.
This was disclosed in a post shared on X (formerly Twitter) on Monday by one of the presenters at the radio station, Aderonke Adesola.
According to the post, Marley’s songs have been placed on “Not to Be Broadcast” on the radio frequency by the station’s management
The post read, “Good evening team. In view of the sensitive nature around the death of Mohbad and the criminal procedure, the police have commenced, I will urge us all to exercise discretion.
“To this effect, Naira Marley’s songs have become NTBB ( not to be broadcast) on our station till further notice. This is with immediate effect. Thank you”
Also, the General Manager of Divine FM Enugu State, Crystal Jane Ogechi also made the decision of the radio station known on Tuesday.
According to her, “Until Mohbad gets the justice he deserves,DIVINE 101.3 FM has joined other Radio and Tv stations to ban the AIRING OF SONGS FROM MARLIAN RECORDS AND NAIRA MARLEY SONGS in DIVINE FM 101.3 Radio”.