Nigerian singer, Davido has reportedly lost his three year old son, Ifeanyi to a fatal swimming mishap at their family pool in Lagos.
A sorrowful night indeed for the Adeleke household as of the biggest Nigerian artiste, David Adeleke aka Davido loses first son, Ifeanyi. The 3-year old was said to have drowned in the Banana Island residence of the artiste on Monday, 31st of October. He was later rushed to a hospital in Lekki where he was confirmed dead on arrival.
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Unconfirmed news suggest that Davido was spotted practicing how to swim in his in-house pool with Ifeanyi. He seemed impressed with his son’s performance and commended him for that. “This one go learn quick,” he said.
Futhermore, the news of Ifeanyi’s death was first brought to attention of Nigerian actress Eniola Badmus, who posted a cryptic message of a heartbreak emoji on her Instagram story before it was later deleted. Media personality Daddy Freeze also suggested the news to be true when he shared that would not have his usual night live session because someone close to him suffered a painful loss.
Similarly, celebrities including comedians Ayo Makun and Lasisi Elenu share reactions to the news and described it as tragic and heart-wrenching. As of the time filing this report, the said to be deceased’s family is yet to confirm the news with an official statement as many are still in doubt that the 3-year old is well and alive. Davido becomes the second musician in Nigerian to lose their child through drowning after Dbanj in 2018.