Veteran Nigerian journalist, Dele Momodu, has caused a stir on social media following his recent visit to the family of Nigerian singer, Davido, whose three-year-old Ifeanyi died after drowning.
It was recalled that Ifeanyi Adeleke died after drowning in a swimming pool on Monday, 31st October, at his father’s mansion in Banana Island, Lagos.
The singer and his family have been receiving condolence messages from colleagues, politicians and fans across the country and all over the world.
Mourning the death of the minor, Dele Momodu, via his verified Instagram page on, shared a video of his condolence visit to the Adeleke’s family, stating that he spent time all of his Saturday there.
He wrote: “Spent time most of today with the Adeleke family in Lagos…. May God almighty continue to bless and protect them.”
REACTIONS THAT TRAIL MOMODU’S VISIT TO ADELEKE’S
The post generated mixed reactions from netizens, with many saying the video was insensitive and unnecessary.
A distraught fan, Susant9308 wrote: ”Is this necessary? A child lost his life and you are making a video. This is so insensitive!!”
Vigra Inc wrote: ‘’The show off is uncalled for na…Validation seeker at it best.”
Livepete wrote: ‘’This should be a condolence visit sir. The video is unnecessary!”
Tony Peter wrote: “You just go there go snap do video make ur page dey function, you no fit just go dere keep am on a low till d family release statement.”
Mercy The Amazon wrote:“People should try to respect their privacy at this time nau.”
__ul09 wrote: “Dele na old mumu tey tey of u tell am now he go block u.”
Radiogirlnelo wrote: “Why did he feel the need to post this?”
Mrs Jones wrote: “The family should not allow camera vid or pic taking when people come and visit them, did this person seek permission before posting? Before, what is not supposed to get out to the public will be leaked by videos from visitors. This is invasion of privacy. Am sure this person couldn’t wait to quickly post this vid and caption it…after posting this and caption… WHAT NEXT????.”
Davido speaks to Pastor Tobi
Dele Momodu isn’t the only one who has given an update on Davido
Controversial Pastor Tobi Adegboyega had confirmed that singer Davido was gradually getting stronger and rising from the grief of his three-year-old son, Ifeanyi’s death.
“Spoke to Davido, the No1 OBO, he is getting stronger, they’re both getting stronger” Pastor Tobi Adegboyega announced on Instagram moments ago.
Going to rise from this stronger, more glorious and giving more hope and strength to more people” he further disclosed.
Autopsy of Ifeanyi’s death
The Lagos State Police Command had revealed the result of the autopsy conducted on the corpse of Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of Davido and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland and confirmed he died as a result of drowning.
The State Police PRO, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the development.
Hundeyin said, “Autopsy has been concluded. It confirms the boy (Ifeanyi) drowned.”
Three-year-old Ifeanyi was reported to have drowned in a swimming pool on Monday night.
It was gathered the incident happened in Davido’s home in Banana Island, Lagos
Ifeanyi Adeleke was reported to have been rushed to a hospital in Lekki where he was confirmed dead.