Nigerian singer, entertainer and entrepreneur, D’banj, and wife Lineo Kilgrow, have lost their one-year-old son, Daniel Oyebanjo III.
The toddler reportedly drowned at a pool in the singer’s residence in Ikoyi, Lagos.Although the news filtered in on Sunday evening, the singer confirmed the sad news in the early hours of Monday.
The singer took to his Instagram page to post a black image with the caption: “Trying Times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful.”
The corpse of the child has been reportedly moved to the morgue.D’banj is currently in Los Angeles to attend the 2018 BET Awards when the death of his son occurred.
The singer marked the first birthday of his son, in May. Davido, who won the Best International act at BET Awards on Monday morning, paid his condolence to Dbanj on his son’s death in his acceptance speech.
The singer’s other colleagues and fans accross Africa have also been commiserating with him.
May God comfort Dbanj and his house hold 🤲🏽 no amount of word is enough to heal or console at times like this but strength from the almighty to see you through it we pray for 🤲🏽— Olamide Adedeji (@olamide_YBNL) June 25, 2018
This will be difficult to handle only God can help go through this 💔💔💔 Sorry Bro ... D’Banj— HIGHES➕ (@sarkodie) June 24, 2018
I can't inmagine what Dbanj and his wife must be going through. Prayers to him and his family.🙏🏾💔💔💔💔— Maps Maponyane (@MapsMaponyane) June 25, 2018
Sad day today 💔 Prayers up for my bro D’banj and his family. May God strengthen you— Runtown (@iRuntown) June 24, 2018
We will have to push back the new single release🙏🏽🙏🏽