Johannesburg- Nigerian superstar D’banj and his wife Lineo’s one-year old son, Daniel, has tragically died. Daniel was the couple’s first and only child.
According to Pulse Nigeria, D’banj’s son passed away in a drowning accident at D’banj’s Ikoyi residence, in Lagos, Nigeria, while the artist was at the BET Awards in Los Angeles.
D’banj and his family have received an outpouring of messages of condolences on Monday across social media:
Very very sad to hear this sad and unfortunate news about D’banj’s adorable baby… RIP. May God the Merciful and the Healer console the bereaved family and replace their sorrow with bountiful joy…
— Dele Momodu Ovation (@DeleMomodu) June 25, 2018
Truly heartbreaking to hear about the loss of D’Banj’s child. I implore everyone to adopt some tact especially now. Let the family grieve without your asinine questions. 💔
— Dénola Grey (@DenolaGrey) June 24, 2018
My heart goes out to D’banj’s family 💔
— Oloni (@Oloni) June 24, 2018
I’m still wrapping my head around the news from Plateau massacre and now the death of D’banj’s son? I’m not ready 😭
— TOBINSCO (@tobinscoswag) June 24, 2018
D’banj’s one year old son drowned in the pool at their house? Omg. My heart. 💔💔💔💔
— Spice (@Ladeclef) June 24, 2018
My heart goes out to D’Banj & his family and any other family that’s ever gone through something like that. I can’t imagine having a harsher way to be reminded of how unfair life is .
— As Told By Tiffany (@Tiffany_nlx) June 25, 2018
prayers up for D’banj’s wife 🙏🏽. The way Naija peeps have become judge and jury on this issue without details is enough to push her over the edge. If you think u love that kid more than the parents u must be high! They will forever struggle with guilt, pls stop making it worse!
— Lasgidi4Life 🇳🇬🇺🇸 (@ellyellyelly) June 25, 2018