November 30, 2022

The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, has summoned eight domestic staff of David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name as Davido, for been questioning over the death of Davido’s son, Ifeanyi.

Ifeanyi reportedly died Monday night, after he drowned in a swimming pool in Davido’s Banana Island residence in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Reacting to the sad incident, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar; Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi; Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State; Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi and other Nigerians sent their condolences to David Adeleke and the Adeleke family over the death of their son, Ifeanyi.

Confirming the death of the child, who celebrated his third birthday on Thursday, October 20, Benjamin Hundeyin, the Lagos State Police command’s image maker, said the house helps are currently being investigated for negligence to ascertain which of them is culpable in the case.

He said: “There is not much to say. Some domestic staff members were brought in for questioning to find out what they know about it. Anybody found culpable or guilty of negligence will stay back and assist in the ongoing investigation.

“We got the report at about 10 pm on Monday. His body has been deposited in the morgue. We are in touch with his parents. They were with us last night.”

“What we know so far is that he drowned. I don’t have any information beyond that. We are reviewing the CCTV cameras to get additional information about the circumstances of his death.”

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