Sat. Dec 10th, 2022


Police are questioning a nanny employed by Nigerian music star Davido following the loss of life of his three-year-old son on Halloween.

The unnamed childminder was taken in for questioning together with seven different members of the performer’s home workers, six of whom have since been launched, police have instructed CNN.

Ifeanyi Adeleke, who celebrated his third birthday final month, is believed to have drowned within the pool of the star’s house within the upmarket Lagos neighborhood, Banana Island.

Davido and his fiancee Chioma Rowland, a chef and influencer often known as Chef Chi, weren’t house when tragedy struck, police mentioned.

Benjamin Hundeyin, a spokesman for Lagos Police, instructed CNN: “Eight members of his home workers had been taken in for questioning, however a nanny and one different particular person are nonetheless being questioned. After our interrogation, six folks had been allowed to go as a result of they don’t have any direct bearing with the incident.”

Although as but unconfirmed, the kid appears to have drowned, in accordance with police. Hundeyin mentioned: “It seems to be drowning however we have to conduct our investigation to establish that.”

Officers haven’t but reviewed CCTV footage from the scene, Hundeyin instructed CNN.

“After we get to that we are going to assessment them,” he mentioned. “For now, we haven’t finished that. The investigation is systematic – step-by-step.”

Hundeyin added that the police have ” been in contact along with his mother and father from day one.”

Born David Adeleke, Davido is one in every of Africa’s most outstanding artists and has loved huge profession success since his first single, “Again When,” debuted in 2011.

His third studio album, “A Good Time,” was launched in 2019 and featured on Billboard’s Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop chart for 21 weeks.

Identified for his songs “Dami Duro” and “Fall,” he’s the African artist with the best variety of followers on Instagram.

In October the Afrobeats star, who additionally has two daughters with different girls, posted an image of his younger son on the social media platform with a birthday message.

He wrote: “I pray with all my coronary heart that God grants you excellent well being and pure happiness for so long as humanly potential. You’ll develop to be larger than Me , Pleased birthday, son @davidifeanyiadeleke !!! #BIG3”

The Instagram account within the boy’s identify seems to have been eliminated.

Rowland had posted the same image on the teen’s birthday, with the message: “Pleased birthday to the love of my life. Mummy loves you a lot, could God all the time bless you for me. God has been so trustworthy to us and I’m so grateful to be referred to as your mummy. Might you be larger than your mother and father in Jesus’ identify, amen. Love you twin! #big3.”

Tributes have been paid to the couple’s late son on social media.

Adegboyega Oyetola, governor of the state of Osun the place Davido is from, tweeted: “Unhappy to study of the unlucky passing of Ifeanyi, son of music star, David Adeleke popularly often called @davido. On behalf of my household and the folks of Osun, I sympathise with Davido, over this heart-rending incident.”

Representatives for Davido didn’t reply to a request for remark from CNN.

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