A three-year-old has died after being reported drowned in a family-owned swimming pool. Based on BBC, A police spokesman confirmed the toddler was David Ifeanyi Adelekeson of African superstar Davido and his fiancé Chioma Rowland.
Ifeanyi’s passing comes less than two weeks after the boy celebrated his third birthday on October 20. At the time, Davido dedicated a sweet caption to his son’s milestone on his Instagram page.
Davido wrote: “I pray with all my heart that God grant you perfect health and pure happiness for as long as possible. “You will become greater than me. Happy birthday son!
No parent has spoken out publicly about the passing since November 1, however, multiple reports confirm the drowning occurred on Monday (October 31). Daily mail and Nigerian Daily Post Office claimed his parents were away when Ifeanyi drowned at their Lagos mansion.
This is what the Nigerian police are doing
Daily mail reported that Ifeanyi was “Being in the water for a very long time before being taken to the hospital.” Authorities also announced the toddler was presumed dead on arrival at the hospital.
Lagos State Police Command spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin told BBC that a domestic employee at the residence called the authorities at 10 p.m. local time. Hundeyin also confirmed that eight staff members were invited to the station for questioning.
Additionally, Hundeyin revealed police are looking into CCTV cameras to get more details about the circumstances surrounding his death.
“If, after they all reported what happened and after preliminary investigation, if any of them were found to be explainable, that person would now be arrested,” said Hundeyin. speak.
Hundeyin also said to BBC that the toddler’s body had been deposited at the morgue. The police were also in contact with Davido and Chioma as of last night.
This story is still evolving.