Former Big Brother Naija BBNaija Housemate and ex-reality TV show star, Rico Swavey is dead.
Rico Swavey had sustained injuries after he was involved in a road accident in the Lekki/ Ajah area of Lagos state.
He sadly passed on in the early hours of Thursday.
In separate tweets former housemates, Alex and Tobi Bakare confirmed the death. “This is not what we agreed Rico. Rest in peace, Alex tweeted.
After the accident Nigerian entertainers launched a fundraiser for the former housemate of Big Brother Naija, Patrick Fakoya, aka Rico Swavey.
His fellow BBNaija ex-housemate, Tobi Bakre, made the announcement on his Twitter page on Wednesday, as he asked the public for donations.
Tobi shared a picture of himself and Rico, with the caption: “This is how I will remember you brother.”
Sharing a picture of the hospitalised Rico Swavey on his Twitter page, Tobi Bakre also noted that the accident victim had been placed on life support.
Bakre tweeted, “Please help save Rico. He had a really bad car accident.
“We have to keep him on life support and continue to pay the rising medical bills while we pray for God’s miracle.
“(We) can’t do it alone. Please click on the link to donate at ricoswavey.com.”
Recall that a fellow housemate Alex Unusual had informed fans of his accident.