Emotions have been high over the rumored death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of popular music artiste, Davido, and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland.
An Instagram post by ace comedian, Ayo Makun, populary known as AY confirmed in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
According to information gathered, the young lad who just celebrated his third birthday was said to have drowned in a swimming pool on Monday night.
Ifeanyi was pronounced dead at the Lagoon Hospital in Ikoyi upon arrival.
It was said that young Ifeanyi drowned in the family pool and was under water for a while before he was discovered and rushed to the hospital.
Makun wrote in the post, “The death of a child is unnatural, unfair and tragic. This hits me hard.”
Efforts to reach the Lagoon Hospital as of the time of filing this report proved abortive.
A number of celebrities, have posted cryptic messages that appear to confirm the death of Ifeanyi. Some of which are comedians Ayo Makun and Lasisi Elenu, radio personality Daddy Freeze among others.
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.”
Lasisi Elenu also posted, “Father heal your children’s heart from this pain, strengthen them in such a dark and hurtful time oh Lord.”
Reality TV star and actress, Rosemary Afuwape, said on her Instagram story, “My heart can’t take this. This is so painfully unbearable. Chioma and Davido please accept my condolences. No amount of words can comfort your hearts. I am truly sorry for your loss.”
As of 1.28am, news of Ifeanyi’s rumored death was the most trending topic on Twitter.
The rumored death, however, emanated from a now deleted post from actress, Eniola Badmus, late Monday.
Nigerians, while reacting to Badmus’ post, criticised her for leaking such sensitive information to the public.