The four prominent candidates for the 2023 presidential election have sent condolences to Davido and Chioma, his partner, over the death of Ifeanyi, their son.


Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos police public relations officer, confirmed Ifeanyi’s death to TheCable Lifestyle on Tuesday.

The three-year-old boy was said to have drowned in a swimming pool at his father’s residence in the Banana Island area of Lagos State on Monday.

Hundeyin also disclosed that the singer’s domestic staff members are currently being questioned over the incident.


In the wake of Ifeanyi’s demise, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Labour Party’s Peter Obi have offered condolence messages to the Afrobeats singer.

Other top politicians who paid tributes to the Adeleke family are Rabiu Kwankwaso, Presidential candidate of the New Nigerian National Party(NNNP), and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos.

“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,” Atiku wrote on Twitter.


“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,” Tinubu wrote.


“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May the Lord grant them the fortitude and strength to deal with this painful tragedy.”


On his part, Obi prayed that God will grant Davido and Chioma the fortitude to bear their loss.


“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,” he wrote.

Kwankwaso wrote: “My heart and prayers go to David Adeleke @davido and Chioma, in this very trying time. May God guide and keep you through this tragic period.”

“Death leaves a heartache no words can heal and today, I express my deepest condolences to David and Chioma, over the death of their son,” Sanwo-Olu added.

“Ifeanyi was loved and his smile made the world smile. I pray that God grants you strength even as my thoughts and prayers are with you.”


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