The last moments Nigerian Afrobeat star D’Banj spent with his son who died by drowning

Ismail Akwei June 25, 2018
D'banj and his one-year-old son who died on Sunday afternoon -- Photo: Instagram

Nigerian Afrobeat star Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’Banj, is mourning the death of his one-year-old son Daniel Oyebanjo III who died Sunday afternoon after drowning at his father’s Ikoyi residence.

The music star confirmed the death of his son, who celebrated his first birthday a month ago, on his Instagram page with a black image and the post: “Trying times but my God is always and forever faithful.”

Trying Times ??. But my God is Always and Forever Faithful ?.

A post shared by D’banj D Kokomaster (@iambangalee) on

After the post, a barrage of messages of condolence was sent to D’Banj to commiserate with his family.

Several music stars and politicians including former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, musician and music producer Don Jazzy, singer Tiwa Savage among others posted black images and expressed their condolences.


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The lord is your strength my brother

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Prior to the tragic incident, D’Banj never hid the special moments he spent with his son whose body has been deposited at a morgue at GRA, Ikeja in Lagos State.

These are the final moments D’Banj spent with Daniel Oyebanjo III as shared on his Instagram page. The most recent was on Father’s Day when he changed his diaper.

Happy Father’s Day ?? – I know you dey smell Money dey Oooze for my body lol (in @wandecoal voice ) photo credit @lineo_dd lol

A post shared by D’banj D Kokomaster (@iambangalee) on

Awwwhhhhh yes @danieldthird mama is back ?

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Daddy duties ?

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Last Edited by:Ismail Akwei Updated: September 15, 2018


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