Nigerians react to the death of Davido’s 3-year-old son
The rumoured death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of popular music artist Davido and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland, sent the internet into a frenzy on Monday evening.
According to reports, Ifeanyi died after drowning in a swimming pool at his home in Lagos State’s Banana Island neighbourhood.
After being rushed to the hospital, doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.
While the family has yet to confirm the news, a number of celebrities have posted cryptic messages confirming Ifeanyi’s death. Among them are comedians Ayo Makun and Lasisi Elenu, as well as radio personality Daddy Freeze.
Here are some reactions:
The death of a child is unnatural, unfair, and tragic, this hit me so bad.
Father heal your children’s heart from this pain, strengthen them in such a dark and hurtful time oh Lord.
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.Ayo Makun, Lasisi Elenu and Rosemary Afuwape
@50fils_dxb tweeted, “Rest in Peace Dear Ifeanyi, never met you in person, but have always loved this your pic🥺, had it in my phone all this while. This really sad. May God grant your soul eternal peace. Amen. 😨😥😢 💔 #ifeanyi”
@thevisionboy tweeted,” Can’t even sleep because of this ifeanyi matter I have been praying since yesterday cause I know the pain to lose someone and it will really affect our @davido I have been praying to God to save our son🙏. #ifeanyi #Davido”
@Babalola tweeted,”Swimming pools should be a NO NO in your home if you have kids.
It is a red alert for mothers!..God please don’t take that little boy yet”
@MacShabach tweeted,”#ifeanyi doesn’t deserve to die 😭😭😭😭😭
I can’t even say sorry to @davido…. Sorry won’t bring back our born Celeb.. Ifeanyi Adeleke
Take heart brother…”
@Tobenna tweeted,”#ifeanyi Nobody deserves this kind of pain, so all these wizkid stans that’s been cajoling this whole death rounds, just be wise. It’s just too painful to bear talkmore of how the parents of the boy will feel.”
@Big_grandson tweeted,”Kids these days should never be allowed to go near pools if there’s no one there to supervise them. Same thing happened to Dbanj’s son 💔💔💔 RIP #ifeanyi”
@Dujibombay tweeted,”I couldn’t sleep well, the thought of Davidos son being truly dead makes me so sad. My heart is heavy and I am praying it’s a lie at last🙏 God abeg let this be a lie I pray Amen