BBNaija’s Rico Swavey is dead

NEWS DIGEST – A former Big Brother Naija 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 Big Brother contestants as well as friends and well-wishers.

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