In Nigeria, eight people have been arrested in connection with the death of singer Davido’s son.

Eight people were arrested at singer Davido’s house when his three-year-old son Ifeanyi drowned in a swimming pool.

According to an Instagram post on Tuesday, November 1 by popular Nigerian blog instablog9ja, David Ifanyi’s nanny, cook, and other domestic staff were picked up to assist in police investigations into his death.

The police confirmed the arrest to the BBC, saying, “Eight people were brought in for questioning, and anyone found culpable in the child’s death would be arrested after a thorough investigation.” According to Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command.


Davido and his fiancée Chioma Rwoland recently celebrated their son’s third birthday on October 17 and followed it with a star-studded party on October 23.

It was gathered that both Davido and chef Chioma (mother of the deceased) were on a trip when the unfortunate incident occurred on October 31 in their Banana Island residence.

Davido and Chioma, are yet to comment on the incident.

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