Son’s death: Police invite Dbanj to make statement, wife placed on suicide watch

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Following the tragic death of the son of popular Nigerian artist, Dbanj, the police has reportedly invited the father to make a statement about the death of his son, when the mourning is over.

Dbanj’s son, Daniel III died last weekend, after drowing in a swimming pool at his parents’s residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. There have been reactions from prominent Nigerians including celebrities, businessmen and politicians.

According to media reports a delegation from the Nigerian Police, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ikoyi Division, Mustapha N’Abba, were at the singer’s residence on a condolence visit but did not meet anyone at home.

This information was contained in a statement published on the official Instagram handle of the Lagos State Police Command on Monday.

The Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State Police Command, Chime Oti, signed the statement.

The statement read, “The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Edgal Imohimi, on behalf of officers and men of Lagos State Police Command, wishes to commiserate with the family of Mr and Mrs Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo a.k.a D’BANJ @iambangalee on the death of their one year old son, Daniel(Jnr) Oyebanjo whose sad event took place yesterday 24/06/2018, at the Ikoyi-Lagos residence of the family.

“The CP wants the family to know that at this period of their grief, the entire Command shares in their pain. It is expected that when the mourning period is over, the family will formally report the circumstances that led to the unfortunate death of little Daniel to the police. May his soul rest in peace. Amen.”

Meanwhile, the boy’s mother, Lineo Didi Kilgrow has reportedly been placed on suicide watch as she has been torn apart since the incident happened.

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