How Nanny and Chef lost custody of Davido's son before the drowning incident revealed

Davido's Chef and Nanny to his son, Ifeanyi Adeleke, have been grilled by the police over the death of the three-year-old.

Davido-Chioma-Son-Ifeanyi (KanyiDaily)

The sad news surfaced Monday evening with reports that the Nigerian singer's son allegedly drowned in a private swimming pool at the family’s residence in Lagos.

The boy was inside water for too long and they pulled him out and rushed him to the hospital,” a family source told “By the time they rushed him to Lagoon Hospital it was already too late," the source said under anonymity to await an official statement

So far, the Nigerian police force has arrested 8 workers from Davido's house, including a Chef and a Nanny over the drowning of Ifeanyi.


Linda Ikeji reports that a source close to the heartbreaking incident has recounted how Nanny and Chef lost custody of the Ifeanyi.

"The Nanny was with Ifeanyi and the Chef came to join them. The Nanny was said to have moved slightly away to receive a call. When she returned, she couldn’t find Ifeanyi and assumed he was with the Chef but the Chef said he had left Ifeanyi with her. They began to frantically look for Ifeanyi all over the house for close to 20 mins until a security guard spotted him in the pool, No one could explain how the boy got in the pool." the website said.

Davido and Chioma travelled to a different state before the incident occurred. Sadly, they have returned from their trip to the devastating news. A source detailing how the singer took the news said "Davido ran mad. He literally removed his clothes and wanted to run into the streets. He was held back. He and Chioma are inconsolable."

The boy's body has been taken to the mortuary with reports that an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death. LIB adds that friends, staff and colleagues have been banned from visiting Davido's father's house where he and Chioma are holed up.

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