Big Brother Naija season three housemate Patrick Fakoya popularly known as Rico Swavey has died.
Co-housemate, Tobi Bakre confirmed his shocking demise on Thursday, days after the reality star suffered fatal injuries from a car accident.
“We lost him. But thanks a lot guys.God knows best,” Bakre tweeted announcing Swavey’s death.
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But thanks a lot guys. God knows best pic.twitter.com/W4nPi0vGrz
— Tobi Bakre (@tobibakre) October 13, 2022
Following the fatal accident which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning, co-housemate Alex Unusual revealed that the artiste was in a “critical condition” and unconscious.
Good morning sweethearts. Please put @iamricoswavey in your prayers today. He was involved in a ghastly accident hours ago and the doctors are still trying to resuscitate him as I just left the hospital. It’s really critical. I’m staying positive.#PrayForRicoSwavey
— ALEX UNUSUAL (@alex_unusual) October 11, 2022
An appeal for financial aid spearheaded by Bakre was also promptly set up to keep Swavey on life support.
The 29-year-old reality star featured in the 2018 edition of top reality show Big Brother Naija alongside Bakre, Alex and Cee-C.
Prior to his tragic passing, he solidified his position as a performing artiste with a number of TV appearances.
RIP Rico Swavey!