After the death of Davido and his fiancé, Chioma’s son, Ifeanyi Adeleke, the presidential candidates from Nigeria’s three main political parties have taken to social media to sympathize with the couple.
It is worth recalling that the three-year-old died on Monday, October 31st, after drowning in a swimming pool at the singer’s home in Banana Island in Lagos.
In response to the tragic news, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu took to the microblogging platform, Twitter, to offer his condolences to the famous couple on behalf of himself and his wife, Remi Tinubi.
He wrote, “Oluremi and I send our heartfelt and deepest condolences to David, Chioma, and the entire Adeleke family over the tragic loss of their son, Ifeanyi. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May the Lord grant them the fortitude and strength to deal with this painful tragedy.”
Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra state and Labor Party presidential candidate, wrote:
“I send my sincere condolences to Davido and Chioma, over the death of their son Ifeanyi. I cannot begin to imagine the pains they are going through at the moment. May God grant them healing, strength, and comfort in this trying time. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.-PO”
Former vice president and the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, who also responded to the tragic news, wrote:
“My thoughts and prayers are with Davido and Chioma and the Adeleke family at this time. I pray for God to strengthen and comfort them. -AA”
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that all of the singer’s household staff are currently in police custody.
The Command spokesman, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed this while speaking to reporters on Tuesday morning after news of Ifeanyi’s death went viral on social media. (Continue reading here)
It is worth recalling that a few days ago, the DMW boss shared an adorable video of himself and his son having a great time in the pool on his official social media page.
He can be seen in the video holding the little boy with both hands while carefully showing him how to swim and moving him around in the pool. (Watch the cute video here)