Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the death of Ifeanyi, son of Afro-pop star David Adeleke also known as Davido.
Police spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin disclosed that Ifeanyi, Davido’s three-year-old son is late.
“It is true, the child is dead. About eight people were brought in for questioning and we are investigating the matter. Anyone found culpable in the death of the child would be arrested,” Hundeyin said.
Hundeyin noted that police invited eight people for questioning after Ifeanyi’s death.
The police spokesman said anyone found culpable of the child’s death after a thorough investigation would be arrested.
Multiple reports on Monday alleged that Ifeanyi drowned in a pool at Davido’s house in Banana Island, Lagos State. The three-year-old was reportedly rushed to a hospital in Lagos after the incident.
Amid fears of Davido’s fans, an ally of the singer Eniola Badmus posted a now-deleted image of heartbreak, suggesting a sad event occurred.
Nigerian entertainers have sent condolences to the singer, Davido and his lover, Chioma, over the death of their three-year-old son, Ifeanyi.
Singer Paul Play Dairo said, “I’m really lost for words. This is really painful. Take heart, David.”
Actor Williams Uchemba wrote on Instagram, “I said I won’t believe anything on social media until I personally confirm myself. I prayed for it to be a lie. I am upset, pained and confused. Nobody deserves to feel this pain.”
“Please say a prayer for David, Chioma and the entire family. Nobody deserves this kind of pain. Rest up little one.”
Nigerian actor Muyiwa Ademola wrote, “It is one of the saddest things when kids are being buried by parents. We really wish it never happened! May The Almighty gives the parents and the entire Adeleke family the strength to bear this loss.
Actress Iyabo Ojo, mourning, said, “I don’t even know how to react to this rude shock. I was hoping it wasn’t true. My God!!! This is so shocking, sad, devastating and extremely painful Olorun!!! Ikun le abiamo.”