Afrobeat star Davido’s younger son drowns in household pool

Afro-pop star Davido’s younger son has died per week after turning 3.

Lagos, Nigeria, police spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed Tuesday to The Occasions that little Ifeanyi — full identify David Ifeanyi Adedeji Adeleke Jr. — drowned round 6 p.m. Monday within the swimming pool on the singer’s Banana Island dwelling.

Neither Davido nor his fiancée, Chioma Rowland, the boy’s mom, have commented but on the demise. Neither mother or father was dwelling when the boy drowned, however each reportedly have been in contact with police Monday night time.

Hundeyin advised the BBC that eight members of Davido’s family employees had been introduced in for questioning. A staffer reported the drowning to police Monday night time.

“We are reviewing the CCTV cameras to get additional information about the circumstances of his death,” Hundeyin stated. “His body has been deposited in the morgue.”

Davido, whose actual identify is David Adedeji Adeleke, was born in Atlanta to Nigerian billionaire Adedeji Adeleke and the late Veronica Adeleke. He has collaborated on quite a few tracks together with ones with Nicki Minaj (“Holy Ground”); Chris Brown (“Blow My Mind”); Meek Mill (“Fans Mi”); Brown and Younger Thug (“Shopping Spree”); and Younger Thug and Rae Sremmurd (“Pere”).

“Happy birthday to the love of my life,” chef and influencer Rowland posted final week on Instagram, celebrating Ifeanyi’s third birthday. “Mummy loves you so much, may God always bless you for me. God has been so faithful to us and I’m so grateful to be called your mummy. May you be greater than your parents in Jesus’ name, amen. Love you twin! #big3.”

Davido posted birthday needs to his son on Instagram as nicely, writing, “I pray with all my heart that God grants you perfect health and pure happiness for as long as humanly possible. You will grow to be greater than Me , Happy birthday, son.”