Ifeanyi Adeleke, Davido’s son, Drowns In A Swimming Pool

Various reports on Monday surfaced online that Ifeanyi Adeleke, the son of a renowned Nigerian singer Davido, had died.

The child is said to have died after drowning in a swimming pool.

According to a family source, the three-year-old drowned in a private swimming pool at the family’s Lagos home.

“The boy had been in the water for too long, so they pulled him out and rushed him to the hospital,” a family member told Peoples Gazette.

“It was too late by the time they rushed him to Lagoon Hospital.”

However, the Adeleke family is yet to confirm or deny rumours of Ifeanyi’s death.

Since the news of Ifeanyi’s rumoured death became public, celebrities expressed their grief and trauma on their official social media pages. Other celebrities have also posted cryptic messages that appear to confirm the death of Davido’s three-year-old son.

Nollywood actress, Angela Okorie wrote: ‘This is unbelieveable, God please’

In a cryptic message, popular comedian, Ayo Makun, in an Instagram post early Tuesday, wrote, “The death of a child is unnatural, unfair, and tragic, this hit me so bad.”

Comedian Lasisi Elenu also posted, “Father heal your children’s heart from this pain, strengthen them in such a dark and hurtful time oh Lord”

Rapper Stefflon Don calls for prayers for the singer and his girlfriend Chioma over the loss of their son. She wrote: ‘Pray for Chioma and Davido’

Reality TV star and actress, Rosemary Afuwape, said on her Instagram story, “My heart can’t take this. This is so painfully unbearable. Chioma and Davido please accept my condolences. No amount of words can comfort your hearts. I am truly sorry for your loss.”

Conmedianne Helen Paul via her Instagram expressed sadness over the news. She wrote: ”Painful. Never again. We reject it.  God, Please, restoration and healing.”

Daddy Freeze, who went live on Instagram in the early hours of Tuesday morning said, “When the person you love is someone involved it becomes a heavy emotional burden. I am not confirming anything but bear with me I will not be live tonight.” He later shared an all black page with sad emojis.

This comes two years after popular musician Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, lost his son, who also drowned in the family swimming pool.

Ada Peter

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