Atiku, others condole with Davido over son’s death

Nigerian politicians on Tuesday sent condolence messages to superstar Davido and his lover, Chioma Rowland, over the death of their son, Ifeanyi.

The three-year-old reportedly drowned at Davido’s Banana Island house in Lagos, while his parents were away.

Sympathising with the family, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, tweeted, “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.”

In the same vein, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu, said that he has cancelled his official engagements on Tuesday to mourn the death of Davido’s son, Ifeanyi.

He also expressed his condolences via his Facebook page on Tuesday.

Kalu said, “Dear David/Chioma, I am sober, I am deeply saddened by the loss of your son, Ifeanyi. I have cancelled my official engagements today to mourn him quietly.

“Ifeanyi will be missed by everyone. May the Creator accept our prayers on his behalf.”

The PDP deputy governorship candidate of Lagos State, Funke Akindele, also prayed for the deceased’s parents over the loss.

The actress wrote, “This is so sad!! Ha!! Rest In Peace little champ. May the almighty God comfort Chioma,Davido and their families.”

Meanwhile, the Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday announced suspension of political activities in honour of Ifeanyi.

The party commiserate with Davido and his father, Dr Deji Adeleke, over the loss of their son and grandson.

The statement partly read, “Our condolence goes to Davido, our youth ambassador. We commiserate with our father figure, Dr Deji Adeleke and the entire Adeleke family.

“We pray the good Lord grant the family the strength to bear this irreparable loss.”

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Police Command has brought in eight domestic workers of the singer for questioning concerning the child’s death.

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