The recent controversies surrounding the tragic death of Nigerian artist Mohbad and the alleged link to fellow musician Naira Marley have now become a topic of discussion in a Rivers State examination. This inclusion has sparked interest and conversation among students.
The examination question posed to the students delves into the dynamics of employer-employee relationships, using the backdrop of Mohbad’s signing to Marian’s Record Label, led by Naira Marley.
The question asks about the concept of notice in employment relationships, raising important points such as who has the authority to terminate an employment contract, whether a notice to terminate can be rejected, and if an employee can withdraw a notice to terminate their contract.
Below is the full question;
“Mohbad was signed/employed by Marians Record La music record label in Nigeria whose CEO is Naira Marley]. Though investigation is still ongoing reports making rounds on the Interiset have it that, all attempt by Mohbad (the signee) ta terminate the contract hetnen himself and Marians recard was resisted. With your Itnawledge of the regulatory framework of employer /employee relationship. Discuss the concept of Notice in employment relationship. Who can terminate the cantract of emplayment? Can a Notice to terminate a contract of employment he rejected? Can a notice by the emplayee to terminate a contract of employment be withdrawn?”
The tragic passing of Mohbad has left a profound impact on the Nigerian music industry, with fans, colleagues, and the public mourning the loss of a talented artist. However, it is the circumstances surrounding his death that have led to heightened speculation and suspicion.
Prior to Mohbad’s untimely demise, his relationship with Naira Marley had been marred by misunderstandings and tensions, which were no secret to the public. These ongoing disputes have contributed to the cloud of suspicion that now surrounds the circumstances of his death.
Adding to the intrigue is the fact that Naira Marley was residing abroad at the time of Mohbad’s passing. This physical separation between the two artists has fueled further speculation and raised numerous questions among Nigerians as well as the authorities.