Rico Swavey Accident: Patrick Fakoya, also known as Rico Swavey, passed away recently. He was a housemate on season 3 of Big Brother Naija. On Thursday, his death was verified by his coworkers and housemates via social media. The PUNCH reported on Wednesday that the former BBN star had been involved in a car crash that left him in a coma until his death early Thursday morning.
Tobi Bakare responded by uploading a photo to Instagram and writing the message, “This is how I will remember us, brother. The eternal abbreviation for “R.I.P.” Also, Alexandra Amuchechukwu Asogwa, known by her Twitter handle name, Alex Unusual, shared her sadness with the world. She ended the note by saying, “Rico, rest in peace,” which was not what they had discussed.
Wednesday, the PUNCH reported that Nigerian celebrities had begun fundraising for the family of the Big Brother Naija season 3 housemate who had died in a car accident. On Wednesday, Bakre made the news and appealed for funds on his Twitter page. The victim of the collision, Bakre reported, was put on life support.
To save Rico, your assistance is urgently needed. As a result of a terrible vehicle accident, his life is in danger. While we wait for a miracle, we must keep him on life support and keep up with the ever-increasing medical costs. Alex Asogwa, also known as Alex Unusual, a reality T.V. star, sent a tweet on Tuesday detailing the accident and asking for contributions.
— Rico Swavey 🇳🇬🇺🇸 (@iamricoswavey) October 13, 2022
On Wednesday, she posted a message on Instagram saying, “I wish I didn’t have to share this, but my friend is in a difficult situation, and we need your financial support and prayers. I wish I had more to report on Rico’s condition, but it’s up to the physicians and God to save his life, if not for anything more concrete than a sign or a response from Rico.
He’s on life support and struggling for his life, so anything you can do to help would be greatly appreciated. Rico Swavey’s management revealed on Wednesday that he was placed on life support and subsequently hospitalized. His team tweeted a video of the wrecked car and begged for fans’ well wishes and prayers.