Police question nanny of Nigerian music star Davido following death of his three-year-old son
Nigerian pop star Davido is now the focus of an angry mob in Lagos after he died and the mother of his three-year-old son, who is believed to have been killed by the nanny, said she now wants to meet the woman.
The child, who was shot in the chest, was taken to hospital in a critical condition, according to witnesses.
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Davido, pictured wearing a green T-shirt and jeans, was being questioned and his nanny, who is wanted for questioning, was being dragged out
Police were seen dragging the nanny – and her two daughters – out of the house.
According to witnesses, the nanny’s two daughters were also being held by police.
Davido’s mother, who spoke to MailOnline exclusively in the weeks after her son died, said she wanted to meet the nanny, but police said they did not have her details, including her phone number.
The incident comes barely three weeks since Davido was hospitalised for an eye operation. The singer was due to perform in Abuja in May.
MailOnline has also learnt that Davido’s mother, who is in her 70s, had asked police to hand over his body when he died.
His mother had been at his bedside when he died, but police refused, saying that they would not hand over the body for DNA tests.
Davido was rushed to hospital with serious gunshot wounds to his liver, but the singer is currently fighting for his life at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning.
The singer is believed to have been shot in the upper torso – with a bullet travelling down the abdomen and then the chest – and is currently fighting for his life.
The shooting happened at a house in the suburb of Kika, where his nanny, who is a wanted for questioning, lives with her two teenage daughters.
His mother, who was at his hospital bedside when he died, had told the police that he was shot while watching TV – but they said that they only had his blood on their hands.
A source in the Police Public Relations Officer’s office told MailOnline that they did not have