The death over the weekend of singer, D’Banj’s son, Daniel the Third, through drowning, has continued to generate reactions from the general public.
The singer, who had yet to make any official statement, posted a cryptic message on his Instagram page on Sunday, which many of his followers, including celebrities, saw as a confirmation of the news.
While sharing a black picture with emoticons, he wrote, “Trying times. But my God is always and forever faithful.”
The senator representing Bayelsa East Constituency, Ben Bruce, asked D’banj to take heart.
“@iamdbanj, I am really sad to read about the death of your lovely son. Death of a child is the saddest thing for any parent. On behalf of my family and I, please do accept our sincerest sympathy,” he wrote on his Twitter page.
Aside the senator, other artistes who offered him condolences were Tiwa Savage, Michael Ajereh (Don Jazzy), Folarin Falana (Falzdbahdguy), Funke Akindele, Olamide Adedeji, Omotola Ekeinde, Jackiah Appiah, Genevieve Nnaji, Peter Okoye (PSquare), Olubankole Wellington (Banky W) and Toke Makinwa, among others.
Ajereh wrote, “Just heard the worst news in a long time.”Savage said, “I was just holding you last month, celebrating your birthday. I am in shock; my heart is broken. This is unbearable.”
“May God comfort D’banj and his household; no amount of word is enough to heal or console at times like this, but strength from the almighty to see you through is what we pray for,” Adedeji wrote.
Nnaji wrote, “Please join me in prayer as we commiserate with the Oyebanjo family at this time. We can never fully understand the pain of others but every little prayer helps. @iambangalee our hearts break with yours. Stay strong my dear.”
Wellington said, “Having a hard time finding words to pray, but I’m praying for both of you. May God give both of you strength and comfort in this terrible time. I’m so sorry bro!”
Jalade said, “No, what’s this I hear? Oh lord… D’banj, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.”