The former housemate of BBNaija, Rico Swavey, died after a serious accident

Ex BBNaija housemate, Rico Swavey, dies after ghastly accident

Rico Swavey, a former BBNaija The resident was reported dead after a tragic accident.

His death was announced by Tobi Bakre, a partner in the season three BBNAIja reality show in a post on Twitter on Thursday morning.

According to the shared post, Bakre said, “he is missing. But thank you guys. God knows best.”

Bakre earlier launched a fundraiser for Rico Swavey last Wednesday on Twitter as he asked for donations from the public.

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Noting that Rico Swavey was on life support, he said, “Please help save Rico. He had a serious car accident. We have to keep him on life support and continue to pay the mounting medical bills while we pray for God’s miracle. We cannot do it alone. Please click the link to donate at

On the other hand, fans and celebrities poured in messages of condolence as they mourned the BBNaija star.

Phyna, @unusualphyna, the winner of BBNaija season seven said, “Rico Swavey. He was very supportive and even came to my winner’s party. May God be with his family and friends.”

@bella_okagbue, another season seven housemate noted,“I’m at a loss for words, I don’t know how to react to this, but I know you’re in a better place. I pray that God will give your family strength during this time. God bless your soul, Rico wavey; rest in peace.”

@ormainy tweeted, “Oh my God!! I just saw a post with a picture of Rico Swavey and I thought it was the call for support. It can only be seen that he has passed. Oh my God this is the worst news of 2022, I can’t even begin to wrap my head around this horror. my god!! Rico?

@DanielRegha tweeted, “Rico Swavey’s death is truly sad, what people say about him you can tell he was a beautiful soul; What a loss. My deepest condolences to his bereaved family . May God strengthen them and help them overcome this irreplaceable loss. RIP Rico. Gone but not forgotten.”


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