- More condolence messages pour in for bereaved family
The Police have told musician Oladapo Olabanji (Dbanj) to make a formal report on the circumstances that led to the death of his son.
The singerâ€™s son Daniel III, who turned one year in May, drowned in a pool on Sunday at the coupleâ€™s Ikoyi residence in Lagos. He was one year-old in May.
The toddlerâ€™s remains had been moved to a morgue at GRA, Ikeja.
Dbanj who was in the United States when the accident happened wrote: â€œTrying Times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful.â€
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Edgal Imohimi, said on Monday that the family should report the incident to the police after the period of mourning.
In a statement signed by the commandâ€™s spokesman CSP Chike Oti, the commissioner of police said the state command had sent a delegation to condole with the family.
â€œThe CP wants the family to know that at this period of their grief, the entire command shares in their pains.
â€œIt is expected that when the mourning period is over, the family will formally report the circumstances that led to the unfortunate death of the little Daniel to the police,â€™â€™ Imohimi said.
Meanwhile, condolence messages have been pouring in for Dbanj and his wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow, over the death of their son.
Senate President Bukola Saraki in a tweet wrote: â€œDapo â€˜Dâ€™Banjâ€™ Oyebanjo, accept my heartfelt condolences on your loss.
â€œMay the Almighty comfort you and your family at this trying time.â€
Expressing shock at the toddlerâ€™s death, Tiwa Savage wrote, â€œI was just holding you last month celebrating your birthday.
â€œI am in shock, my heart is broken. This is unbearable.â€
Davido who bagged BETaward Best International Artist paid his condolence in his acceptance speech.
Cool DJ Jimmy Jattâ€ wrote : Stay strong dbanj, using a black square image to drive home his sympathy.
Peter Okoye (PSquare) said: Heartfelt condolences to Dbanj and his family. Words can never be enough. Stay strong.
Aramide, another Nigerian singer tweeted; I pray for strength for dbanj and his wife and family in general duringthis very difficult period. God knows best. It is well
Toyin Saraki, wife of Nigeriaâ€™s Senate President also joined in the outpouring of sympathy: â€œHeartbreaking. May Almighty God be with â€ª@iambangalee Dbanj and his wife at this tragic time and always. May their beautiful little one rest in peace. Amen.â€
Producer Don Jazzy wrote, â€œJust heard the worst news in a long time.â€
Lami Apejoye, PR Girl, comforted the couple saying: DiDi has always been a strong woman, God will see her through this one too, this too shall pass!! And Dbanj, Joy will definitely come again! Soon! Sighhhh! Iâ€™m stressed!!! God keep the family!
In his condolence message, Bank W wrote, â€œSending prayers up for @iambangalee, his wife and their entire family.
â€œThis is a nightmare. Heart wrenching news. May God strengthen and comfort yâ€™all in this absolutely terrible time in Jesus name.â€