The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi has joined the myriad Nigerians to mourn the death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, the three-year-old son of Nigerian ace singer, David Adeleke.
Taking to his Twitter page on Tuesday, the Labour Party presidential candidate wrote: ” I send my sincere condolences to Davido and Chioma, over the death of their son Ifeanyi.
“I cannot begin to imagine the pains they are going through at the moment. May God grant them healing, strength and comfort in this trying time. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.”
Mr Obi’s condolence message follows that of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, who expressed sadness over the death of Ifeanyi.
Also taking to his Twitter page on Tuesday following the tragic news of the incident, Atiku wrote: “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. -AA”
On the other hand, Shehu Sani, former Senator from Kaduna central sympathized with the singer’s family on Twitter saying: “The death of the Son of Davido, Ifeanyi is tragic.All parents will share this painful loss and take lessons out of it. May the Lord gives the parents of Ifeanyi the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Meanwhile, emotions are still high over the toddler’s death.
Reports say the innocent boy drowned today inside the family’s swimming pool in Lagos State and could not be revived because he had been underwater for a very long time.
“He was immediately pulled out and rushed to Evercare hospital in the state where he was confirmed dead on arrival,” reports confirm.