Nigerian music star D’banj has lost his one-year old son, Daniel. Local media reports that the boy drowned at home.
The boy, Daniel Oyebanjo III reportedly drowned in a swimming pool in a home owned by D’banj and his wife Lineo Didi Kilgrow in Lagos.
Daniel was born in the United States last year. He celebrated his first anniversary in May.
Dbanj who was in the U.S. for 2018 BET Awards wrote on his Instagram account that “Trying Times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful.”
D’banj or Kokomaster also called Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, is a musician, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur and television personality. He is 38 years old.
There have been reactions to the incident from Musicians and those who know D’banj.
— BellaNaija (@bellanaija) 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
Praying for strength, grace and courage for Dbanj, his wife and their entire family. May the soul of their son rest in peace.
This is not time for asking unnecessary questions. If you cannot empathise just shut up and allow the family moun in this very difficult period.
— Dr. Dipo Awojide (@OgbeniDipo) June 24, 2018
— Linda Ikeji (@lindaikeji) June 24, 2018
DBanj has lost his 1 year old son, he was reportedly said to have drown.
May his beautiful soul Rest In Peace 💔🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/XBZALu57UI
— Music Plug (@MusicPlugAfrica) June 24, 2018
DBANJ LOSES ONLY SON
These are trying times for Dbanj and his family as Extremely sad news reaching us has it that Ace musician Daniel Dapo Oyebanjo has lost his son Daniel Junior, who just turned one last month was said to have drowned in their pool at the Oyebanjo’s residence. pic.twitter.com/47itFr9Det
— Bukola Wahab (@shawttynatt) June 24, 2018
This pool in Dbanj house was always a hazard to a baby and adult alike. So sad. 💔 pic.twitter.com/zr36gK3cRJ
— Charles Onyemakonor (@ceonigeria) June 24, 2018
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
D’banj gained international fame for his 2012 hit, Oliver twist.