Mohbad, Naira Marley feature in Rivers University exam


Mohbad, Naira and the exam question of Rivers State University (RSU)

By Okafor Ofiebor/ Port Harcourt

The controversies thrown up by the death of Lagos musician, Mohbad who was an artiste under a record label owned by Naira Marley featured as one of the second-semester examination questions set by the Faculty of Engineering, Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt.

Relating it to real-life contractual agreements between an employer and employee, the RSU Engineering Faculty used the controversial case study to test students’ understanding of the regulatory framework in employer/employee relationships.

The ordeal of late Mohbad as  an artiste under the label owned by Naira Marley features as exam question of Rivers State University (RSU)

In the viral photo of the paper which surfaced online, the question prompted an answer on the intricacies involved in the contract between Mohbad and Naira Marley the former’s attempt to terminate his contract.

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Mohbad’s attempts to terminate his contract with Marlians Record owned by Naira Marley were referenced in the question.

The death of Mohbad has garnered uproar leading to rallies and protests attended by thousands of youths across the country.

Mobad became a household name because of the circumstances surrounding his death. Naira Marley has been arrested and detained by the police as the investigations on the circumstances leading to the death of 27- year- old entertainer continued.

The question reads: “Mohbad was signed/ employed by Marlians Record in Nigeria, whose CEO is Naira Marley. Though the investigation is still ongoing, reports making the rounds on the internet have it that all attempts by Mohbad (the signee) to terminate the contract between himself and Marlians Record were resisted.

“With your knowledge of the regulatory framework of employer/employee relationship, discuss the concept of notice in an employment relationship. Who can terminate the contract of employment?”

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