Popular Nigerian music star, Davido and his fiancée Chioma Rowland have just lost their son, Ifeanyi Adeleke.
Ifeanyi Adeleke died on Monday, October 31.
According to information reaching Kemi Filani News, Ifeanyi Adeleke got drowned a few days after his third birthday which was on October 20.
A source close to the family stated, “The boy was inside water for too long and they pulled him out and rushed him to the hospital,” the family source said under anonymity to await an official statement.
He was rushed Evercare Hospital in Lekki where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
It was further gathered his parents, Davido and Chioma had traveled for a family gathering to Ibadan yesterday and had left Ifeanyi with his minders who can’t explain how he entered the pool without being noticed and drowned.
Prior to Ifeanyi’s death, Davido earlier today was spotted teaching him how to swim.
In videos making the rounds on social media, the Electricity crooner was seen inside the big pool in his mansion with Ifeanyi.
Davido carried the three-year-old boy and made him flap his legs in the water as he gave him instructions on what to do.
The music star carried Ifeanyi around in the pool as the energetic boy continued to flap his legs.
Davido who was obviously impressed by his son’s performance was heard commenting on how he was a fast learner.
He said: “This one go learn quick”.
Before his rather sad and shocking death, Ifeanyi’s parents; Chioma and Davido had celebrated his third birthday in grand style.
Davido and Chioma’s loss is coming years after Nigerian singer Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj and wife Lineo Didi lost their first child after a drowning incident in 2018.
Daniel Oyebanjo III who was barely one year died after he drowned in a swimming pool at Dbanj’s residence in ikoyi, Lagos state.
Confirming the death of his son, the popular Nigerian Singer and entertainer posted a black photo on his Instagram account with the caption; “Trying Times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful”.
According to local media, D’banj was in Los Angeles to attend the 2018 BET Awards when the death of his son occurred.
D’Banj and his wife Didi Lineo welcomed their son, named after D’Banj himself, Daniel Oyebanjo III back in May 2017.
The couple wedded in June 2016 in a very private ceremony that only nuclear relatives from both sides were invited.
However, they have welcomed two more kids after the death of the first one.