The real story of how Davido’s son, Ifeanyi died

Davido and Son, Ifeanyi

David Adedeji Adeleke, better known by his stage name, Davido, the multi-award winning Nigerian afrobeat singer and songwriter was unlucky enough to be the victim of a tragedy on October 31st, 2022. Davido’s dear son unfortunately died.

What happened

Ifeanyi, Davido’s 3-year-old son, was found dead in the family’s swimming pool in Lagos, Nigeria. Sadly, the incident occurred just two weeks after Ifeanyi’s birthday. Police said in an email that both Davido and the child’s mother, Chioma Rowland, were not at home when the event occurred. Eight people from the Nigerian musician’s camp were questioned by police because they were there at the time of the event. Six of them ended up getting their freedom.

The police say they would keep digging until they find out what really happened to Ifeanyi. Unfortunately, autopsy reports revealed that the singer’s son had drowned.

Many people, including politicians and celebrities, posted messages of condolence to Davido and Chioma on social media after the tragedy.

When Davido heard of the loss of his son, he reportedly was devastated and unable to function for days. As he himself stated, it will take him some time to recover. He did something he almost never does and stayed off of social media. Chioma, on the other hand, avoided the spotlight for a while.

About Ifeanyi, Davido’s Son

Ifeanyi Adeleke, the 3-year-old son of Davido was born on October 23. In honor of their son’s birthday, Davido and his fiancée Chioma threw a party on Sunday, October 23. Ifeanyi turned three, and his parents were elated about their son’s milestone birthday. On October 31, 2022, he passed away due to an unfortunate drowning incident.


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