Nigerians mourn death of Davido, Chioma’s son Ifeanyi


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Nigerians from all walks of life, including celebrities, have taken to social media to mourn with award-winning artiste, Davido and his partner, Chioma over the death of their son, Ifeanyi.

News filtered in on Monday evening that three-year-old Ifeanyi drowned in a pool in the couple’s home in the highbrow Banana Island in Lagos.

He was said to have been rushed to a hospital in Lekki, where he was certified dead.

The Herald reached out to the Lagos State Police Command for information about the incident but a response is still being awaited.

However, TheCable quoted the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin as confirming the incident on Tuesday morning.

Hundeyin said that some domestic staff of the couple have been taken into custody to answer questions about the incident.

“There’s not much to say. Some domestic staff were brought in for questioning to find out what they know about it. Anybody found culpable or guilty of negligence will stay back and assist in the ongoing investigation,” Hundeyin was quoted to have said.

Since the news broke, many Nigerians have been commiserating with the couple over the incident.

@Laurestar wrote, “Losing a child is the most painful experience in life. Only God can beam his comforting light at the pains you & your families are enduring at this difficult time I can’t say I understand it all. But my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.”

@Omojuwa wrote, “Love and prayers to Chioma and Davido. Love and prayers to both their families. May they not know this sort of pain and tragedy ever again. I wish them healing and restoration.”

@Obacruze wrote, “Davido had lost people he could die for in the past few years but this! This is the highest. His son?! Nobody can know what he or the mother, chioma feels right now. I pray God gives them peace. He shares happiness to alot, I pray he finds peace. Amen”

@OfficialWaje wrote, “Can you guys just pray for David’s and chioma’s family and let them know we are here for them. That’s all they need right now. Love and support. Be kind to one another”

@Agyewaa_1 wrote, “Ah so Davido’s son is really dead? Oh God this is so heartbreaking 💔”

@Callmerichie04 wrote, “I still find it hard to believe that Davido’s son is no longer with us 💔. Only God really know what happened and his welcoming you in his palace. Davido & Chioma please you both should take heart.”


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