BREAKING: Ex-BBNaija Housemate, Rico Swavey, Is Dead

A former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemate and musician, Patrick Fakoya, popularly known as Rico Swavey, is dead.

Fakoya had been involved in a ghastly accident that left him in critical condition.

Fellow housemate and reality star Alex Unusual disclosed the sad news in a Twitter post on Thursday morning.

“This was not what we agreed Rico. Rest In Peace #ricoswavey,” the tweet read.

Nigerian entertainers had started a fundraiser to save his life

Tobi Bakare, a former housemate on Wednesday shared a picture of the hospitalised Rico Swavey on his Twitter page, disclosing that the accident victim had been placed on life support.

“Please help save Rico. He had a really bad car accident,” Bakare tweeted.

Condolences have poured from previous Bigbrother contestants as well as friends and well-wishers.

Big Brother Naija season seven contestant, Groovy, tweeted, “This is so unreal. This was just on Sunday at the winners’ party. My Team had told me Rico was around and I immediately went over to him to say thank you for all the support and love.“

“We lost a Real one. God give your family strength to bear this loss RIP RICO.”

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