Ex-BBNaija Housemate Rico Swavey Has Passed Away

Big Brother Naija season three housemate, Patrick Fakoya popularly known as Rico Swavey has passed.

Co-housemate, Tobi Bakre and Alex Asogwa 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 passing.

Alex tweeted, “This was not what we agreed Rico. Rest In Peace #ricoswavey.”

The 29-year-old reality star was involved in a ghastly car crash on Tuesday. The news of the accident was first announced by Alex Asogwo on Tuesday, on her Twitter page. She tweet that the accident happened “hours ago” and Rico Swavey was still being revived when she left the hospital.

“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”, she tweeted.

Rico Swavey featured in the 2018 edition of top reality show Big Brother Naija alongside Tobi, Alex, Cee-C, Teddy A, Ifu Ennada and others.

Prior to his tragic passing, he solidified his position as a performing artiste with a number of TV appearances including popular TV series “Tinsel”.