The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun has announced the suspension of its political activities for the week following the death of Ifeanyi, son of David Adeleke (Davido), nephew of State Governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke.
The Party’s Caretaker Chairman in the state, Dr Adekunle Akindele, who stated this in a condolence message in Osogbo, directed all party organs and committees to suspend activities in commiseration with the family.
He described the incident as “a very sad occurrence”.“We mourn the sorrowful exit of our son, Ifeanyi.
“We pray for the repose of his soul. It is a sad day, but we remain steadfast in our faith in the Lord of the Universe.
“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”,he said.
Recall that Ifeanyi was said to have drowned in a swimming pool at the singer’s residence in the Banana Island area of Lagos on Monday.
The entertainment industry scene and Nigerians, in general, received the shocking news of the death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of popular, award-winning and global music icon, Davido; and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland.
It was gathered that the first son of the artiste died on Monday at his father’s residence in the Banana Island area of Lagos State.
Police Public Relations Officer in the state Benjamin Hundeyin told Channels Television that Ifeanyi drowned on Monday.
When asked whether Ifeanyi is dead, the police spokesman said, “Yes, he is; he drowned.”
Also, a close associate of the artiste confirmed the tragic death of Ifeanyi to Channels Television on Tuesday.
Davido and Chioma were said to have traveled on Monday and had left Ifeanyi with his minders.
The police said about eight domestic workers of the singer have been invited for questioning.
“No arrest yet but domestic staff have been brought in for questioning,” Hundeyin added.
▪︎ Reports by NAN and Channels Television