The news of the passing of Ifeanyi Adeleke, the first son of well-known Nigerian singer David Adeleke, better known as Davido, and his fiancée Chioma, shocked Nigerian celebrities and others on Monday night.
Ifeanyi Adeleke drowned in a swimming pool, according to a previous report. A family source claims that the three-year-old perished on Monday, October 31st, in the family’s private pool at their home in Lagos.
Celebrities have vented their anger and trauma on their official social media pages since the rumoured death of Ifeanyi became known to the public.
In response to the news of Ifeanyi’s passing, a number of well-known celebrities shared cryptic messages on Instagram.
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 unbelieveable, 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 Nigerian singer Davido and his girlfriend Chioma over the loss of their son. She wrote: ‘Pray for Chioma and Davido’
Comedienne Helen Paul via her Instagram expressed sadness over the news. She wrote: ”Painful. Never again. We reject it. God, Please, restoration and healing.”