Probe starts as Singer Davido's son, 3, drowns in pool at home

Nigerian singer Davido with his wife Chioma Rowland. [Instagram @davido]

"His body has been taken the morgue. We are in touch with his parents. In fact, they were with us last night," he said.

News of the demise had left many confused as some outlets reported that Ifeanyi was recuperating in hospital.

However, several celebrities took to social media to offer their condolence messages to Davido and his family, leading many to believe the singer's son had died.

Actress Rosemary Afuwape, wrote on her Instagram story, "My heart can't take this. This is so painfully unbearable. Chioma and Davido please accept my condolences. No amount of words can comfort your hearts. I am truly sorry for your loss."

Actor Williams Uchemba said, "I won't believe anything on SM until I personally confirm."