Daniel Oyebanjo III, the son of one of Nigeria’s topmost artist, Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as Dbanj has reportedly died, after he drowned in the indoor pool at the Ikoyi family house of the artiste.
The young cute boy who recently celebrated his one year birthday in May reportedly died on Sunday.
Dbanj who confirmed this on his Instagram page with a black post confirming the death said : “Trying times. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful”, it was however learnt that the artiste was attending the 2018 BET Awards in Los Angeles when the incidence occurred.
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
Apparently, Dbanj uploaded a video showing him walking with his son beside their indoor pool. While many admired this lovely dad and son past time, many called his attention to the open pool, noting that a protection be put around the area, especially with the curiosity of a toddler. Barely 5 weeks after this, the sad incidence occurred.
However, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, artistes and celebrities have continued to console with the family over the painful loss and exit of the young Daniel.
Olusegun Obasanjo on his twitter handle said ;
My heart and prayers are with Dapo and his family. No parent should ever have to bury a child. As a parent, it’s the worst thing imaginable. May God give you the fortitude to bear the loss, Dbanj. pic.twitter.com/PqdpiaI3GU
— Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (@Chief_Obasanjo) June 24, 2018
Kate Henshaw ;
The loss of a child is totally unbearable and can’t be understood..
I spoke to God yesterday. Asked Him why?? Sometimes I ask…. why? It’s painful…too painful abeg…. I sympathise with Dbanj and his family..😢😢😢
— Kate Henshaw (@HenshawKate) June 25, 2018
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