Nigerian celebrities and others on Monday night were left aghast with shock from the sad news of the death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, the first son of prominent Nigerian singer, David Adeleke better known as Davido, and his girlfriend, Chioma.
Ifeanyi Adeleke reportedly died after drowning in a swimming pool. The three-year-old drown on Monday, 31st October in a private swimming pool at the family’s residence in Lagos, according to a family source.
Since the news of Ifeanyi’s rumored death became public knowledge, celebrities, via their official social media page had been outraged and traumatized by the development.
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 unbelievable, 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 the singer and his girlfriend Chioma over the loss of their son. She wrote: ‘Pray for Chioma and Davido’
Reality TV star and actress, Rosemary Afuwape, said on her Instagram story, “My heart can’t take this. This is so painfully unbearable. Chioma and Davido please accept my condolences. No amount of words can comfort your hearts. I am truly sorry for your loss.”
Comedienne Helen Paul via her Instagram expressed sadness over the news. She wrote: ”Painful. Never again. We reject it. God, Please, restoration and healing.”