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D‘banj is a Nigerian singer who is on the rise. He is known for songs like “Oliver Twist,” “It’s Not a Lie” and “El Chapo.” But tragedy has now struck the 38-year-old. While he was in Los Angeles for the BET Awards, his one-year-old son Daniel Oyebanjo III reportedly died in a swimming pool accident. The exact date of death has not been released.

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According to reports, the toddler drowned at a pool in the singer’s residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. D’banj wrote on Instagram, “Trying times but my God is Always and Forever Faithful.” See the post below:

Here, some of the beautiful photos below of D’banj with his son:

In September, D’banj said, “Being a father is very humbling. I have always acted as a father to a lot of young artistes from the days of Mo Hits but now, I have a child of my own. When he was born, I was in the hospital and as I held his hands, it made me realise that to whom much is given, much is expected.” He continued, “This is someone’s life that I am responsible for. It is not just about fatherhood but now I have a family. Before I became a family man, I took decisions without looking back. I could decide to sleep on the Mainland; I could decide to chill with my friends. But now, I have responsibilities.” reports he is now flying back to Nigeria to be with his wife of two years, Lineo Kilgrow.

Our condolences go out to everyone affected by this tragedy.


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