On Monday night, Nigerian celebrities and others were shocked to learn of the death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, the first son of prominent Nigerian singer David Adeleke, better known as Davido, and his girlfriend, Chioma.
It was previously reported that Ifeanyi Adeleke died after drowning in a swimming pool. According to a family source, the three-year-old drowned on Monday, October 31st, in a private swimming pool at the family’s Lagos residence.
Since the rumoured death of Ifeanyi became public knowledge, celebrities have expressed their outrage and trauma on their official social media pages.
Following the news of Ifeanyi’s death, some popular celebrities posted cryptic messages on Instagram.
In a cryptic message, popular comedian, Ayo Makun, in an Instagram post early Tuesday, wrote, “The death of a child is unnatural, unfair, and tragic, this hit me so bad.”
Nollywood actress, Angela Okorie wrote: ‘This is unbelieveable, God please’
Nollywood Actress, Eniola Badmus, in a now deleted post on Instagram shared a broken heart emoji with the caption, ‘God why’
Daddy Freeze, who went live on Instagram in the early hours of Tuesday morning said, “When the person you love is someone involved it becomes a heavy emotional burden. I am not confirming anything but bear with me I will not be live tonight.” He later shared an all black page with sad emojis.
Comedian Lasisi Elenu also posted, “Father heal your children’s heart from this pain, strengthen them in such a dark and hurtful time oh Lord”
Rapper Stefflon Don calls for prayers for Nigerian singer Davido and his girlfriend Chioma over the loss of their son. She wrote: ‘Pray for Chioma and Davido’