The late musician Mohbad “reaped the reward of his unpleasant lifestyle while alive,” according to Tunde Bakare, general overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church.
Mohbad died on September 12 and was buried the next day.
The circumstances surrounding his death have sparked debate on social media.
Bakare stated on Sunday during the 2nd anniversary of The Envoy Nation, a UK-based church, that the late artist “associated with evil people while he was alive.”
The preacher claimed that the 27-year-old singer followed a “unpleasant lifestyle” and was unaware that “he would soon be cut down at the prime of youth.”
During the summit titled ‘Harvest’, the clergyman also rhetorically asked the congregation “if Mohbad is a good name”.
“My wife and I listened to a tape last night on MohBad. How many of you know Mohbad? The Nigerian artiste who died at 27? Mohbad,” he asked.
“When he was drinking and smoking and associating with evil men, he did not know that the harvest would come so soon and that he would soon be cut down at the prime of youth.
“I am not blaming him, I am just telling you. Is Mohbad a good name? Moh Bad.”
Thousands of fans have protested nationwide while demanding justice for the late singer.
The Lagos police inaugurated a 13-man special investigation team to probe Mohbad’s death on September 18.
Last Thursday, the police exhumed Mohbad’s corpse for autopsy and are awaiting the results.