Condolences have been pouring for popular singer, Daniel Oyebanjo, aka D’banj, over the death of his son, Daniel Oyebanjo III.
The singer had confirmed the death of his son on Sunday night on his Instagram page.
Sharing a black picture, he wrote @iambangalee, “Trying times but my God is always and forever faithful.”
Daniel, who celebrated his first birthday in May, reportedly drowned in the family pool.
Following confirmation of the sad news, condolences began to pour in from celebrities and fans alike replicating the black picture shared by the bereaved D’banj.
Former label mate and producer, Don Jazzy wrote, “Just heard the worst news in a long timeSinger Bank W wrote @bankywellington, “Sending prayers up for @iambangalee, his wife and their entire family. This is a nightmare. Heart wrenching news. May God strengthen and comfort y’all in this absolutely terrible time in Jesus name.”
Music diva and Mavin First Lady, Tiwa Savage also wrote; “I was just holding you last month celebrating your birthday. I am in shock, my heart is broken. This is unbearable.”
Another former label mate, Dr Sid said, “The Lord is your strength my brother.”Others including Big Brother Naija 2018 alumni, Alex, Tobi Bakre, singer Dija and actress, Tonto Dikeh have also expressed their condolences.Meanwhile, fans of the singer have taken to social media to mourn with him.
@Ify_love tweeted, “the worst news. Couldn’t possibly imagine what they are going through.”
@felyxxx01 wrote, “This is really sad. Such a lovely kid. My condolences to Dbanj and his wife.”
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, on behalf of officers and men of Lagos State Police Command, commiserated with the family of the entertainer on the death of his one-year-old son.
In a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer Lagos, CSP Chike Oti, Imohimi said that the entire Command shares in their pain at this period of their grief.
Although a delegation from the Command, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ikoyi Division, CSP Mustapha N’Abba, who were at the Ikoyi home of the Oyebanjos on a condolence visit did not meet anyone at home, they were urged to formally report the circumstances that led to the unfortunate death of little Daniel to the police when the mourning period is over.