The three leading presidential candidates Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Abubakar Atiku, Peter Obi and Senate Chief Whip Orji Kalu have joined several celebrities all over the world to console and mourn with music star David ‘Davido’ Adeleke and his fiance, Chioma Rowland, over the tragic death of their son together, Ifeanyi Adeleke.
In the early hours of Tuesday, November 1, 2022, the three presidential aspirants took to their social media accounts to commiserate with the Adelekes and send their condolences to the parents of the three-year-old, who reportedly drowned in a swimming pool and died on Monday, November 31.
Tinubu, in a condolence message, asked that God grant Davido and Chioma the fortitude and strength to deal with this painful tragedy while describing the death of the late Ifeanyi as a tragic loss.
Sympathising with the family, Atiku wrote, “My thoughts and prayers are with Davido and Chioma and the Adeleke family at this time. I pray for God to strengthen and comfort them.”
For Obi, Ifeanyi’s death is a sad occurrence that can’t be imagined nor the pains Davido and his fiance are going through. He prayed to God to grant the parents healing and strength in their trying times.
In commiserating with Davido and his fiance, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun State suspended political activities for the week. A statement by Osun Caretaker Chairman of PDP, Dr Adekunle Akindele, expressed sadness over the incident and prayed with the family for God to console them.
In the same vein, Senate Chief Whip Kalu canceled all his scheduled official engagements in honour of the late Ifeanyi.
Meanwhile, celebrities all over the world have been mourning the death of Ifeanyi. Many of the celebs have been writing eulogies while sending condolences to the late Ifeanyi’s parents.