Nigerian musician, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, and his fiancée Chioma of Nigeria have lost their son Ifeanyi. The death of the three-year-old boy was confirmed by the Lagos State Police Command, who stated that it occurred at the singer’s Banana Island residence, where the boy was said to have drowned in the pool.
Davido and Chioma were reportedly at an event in Ibadan at the time of the incident. Ifeanyi, on the other hand, was left in the care of his caregiver and other domestic staff at the house.
According to the spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, no arrests have been made in connection with the death, but all of the house staff who were present have been brought in for questioning.
Celebrities both home and abroad have begun to send condolence messages. Nigerian rapper MI Abaga, tweeted, “What a dark day. My heart and love go to David and Chioma.. @davido I pray for your heart and mind this period. You have endured so much loss brother. May God hold you in his arms and keep you through this.”
British rapper, Stephanie Allen, popularly known as Stefflon Don also tweeted,”Prayers for Davido and Chioma.”
“It is one of the saddest things when children are buried by their parents,” Muyiwa Ademola said on Instagram. “We wish it had never happened! May the Almighty give the Adeleke family and their parents the strength to bear this loss. Champ, rest in peace.”