By Chux Odoh
The Lagos State Police command has issued a statement following the tragic death of Daniel ‘The Third’ Oyebanjo, the infant son of Nigerian artiste and DKM boss, D’banj.
Daniel who just turned one in May died after he reportedly drowned in the swimming pool inside D’banj’s house in Ikoyi. The singer according to reports was away in LA when the tragedy occurred.
In the statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State Police Command, CSP Chike Oti on behalf of the Lagos State Police commissioner, Edgal Imohimi, and posted on the command’s social media accounts, the Police boss expressed condolence to the family of D’banj on behalf of the command, saying that ‘the entire Command shares in the pain of the family this period of their grief’.
He also stated that the command led by Divisional Police Officer, Ikoyi Division, CSP Mustapha N’Abba, had paid a visit to the singer’s residence in that regard, but they did not meet anyone.
The statement further revealed that when the mourning period is over, the command expects that the family will formally report the circumstances that led to the unfortunate death of the child to the police.
The full text of the statement reads:
THE SUDDEN DEATH OF LITTLE DANIEL
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.
Although a delegation from the Command, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ikoyi Division, CSP Mustapha N’Abba, who were at the Ikoyi home of the Oyebanjos on a condolence visit did not meet anyone at home, 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.
CSP Chike Oti.
Police Public Relations Officer Lagos State Police Command.