Nigerian singer, Davido has suffered critical heartbreak after the loss of life of his younger son Ifeanyi. The Atlanta-born artist’s three-year-old son was discovered useless at his residence in Lagos, Nigeria.
What happened to Davido’s son Ifeanyi?
Younger Ifeanyi tragically handed away on November 1, 2022, after drowning in a swimming pool at his residence within the Banana Island, native media shops report.
Davido, and his fiancé Chioma Rowland have been reportedly out on the time – however there have been various employees members on the home.
Ifeanyi, who was born in 2019, was mentioned to have been submerged underwater earlier than he was noticed by readily available cleansing employees.
Eight staff have been introduced in for questioning in reference to the loss of life of the teen, the Lagos State Police Command mentioned. A police spokesperson instructed the Every day Submit: “Home employees at Davido’a house have been taken to the station to give their very own account of what happened.
“If after all of them give their very own account of what happened and after preliminary investigations, if anybody of them is discovered culpable, the individual will now be positioned underneath arrest.”
Ifeanyi died simply days after his third birthday on October 20.
In a candy put up alongside two footage of Ifeanyi, Davido mentioned: “I pray with all my coronary heart that God grants you excellent well being and pure happiness for so long as humanly doable.
“You’ll develop to be nice than me. Completely happy birthday, son.”
A supply shut to the household instructed native media that the three-year-old was underneath the water for a protracted time period. They mentioned: “The boy was inside water for too lengthy they usually pulled him out and rushed him to the hospital.
“By the point they rushed him to Lagoon Hospital it was already too late.”
Hours after the information broke a number of celebrities shared their condolences. In an Instagram put up on Tuesday morning, Nigerian actor Ayo Makun wrote: “The loss of life of a kid is unnatural, unfair, and tragic, this hit me so dangerous.”
Comic Lasisi Elenu additionally penned: “Father heal your youngsters’s coronary heart from this ache, strengthen them in such a darkish and hurtful time oh Lord.” The household are but to touch upon Ifeanyi’s loss of life.
Davido – actual title David Adeleke – was born on November, 21, 1992. He’s broadly thought-about one of the profitable Nigerian artists of all time.
Raised in Atlanta, USA, the artist started releasing music in 2011, mixing parts of conventional African parts with world mainstream pop. His hit single Dami Duro earnt him essential acclaim and the Subsequent Rated Award at The Headies in 2012.
Between 2013 and 2015, he launched various hit singles, earlier than signing a take care of Sony Music in 2016. He later based the report label Davido Music Worldwide (DMW), signing different Nigerian skills comparable to Dremo, Mayorkun, Peruzzi, and Liya.
On the time of writing, he has 4 albums to his title and has collaborated with artists comparable to Chris Brown and Lil Child. He additionally options on the soundtrack for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Who’s Ifeanyi’s mom Chioma?
Ifeanyi’s mom Chioma Rowland has been relationship rapper Davido for a number of years, in accordance to native media. Nonetheless, she has tended to steer clear of the highlight regardless of her companion’s rise to stardom.
Solely weeks earlier than her son’s loss of life, Davido confirmed to followers that he had plans to marry Chioma in 2023. In a narrative on Instagram the UK-based Nigerian pastor, Tobi Adegboyega, OBO declared that the nuptials can be subsequent yr.
Within the video, Adegboyega hailed Chioma as “Our spouse, our actual spouse,” as Davido shared and added, “Hundred %, taking place 2023.”