Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, ex-housemate, Patrick Fakoya, popularly known as ‘Rico Swavey‘, has died on Thursday, 13th October, 2022, after he was involved in a ghastly car accident on Wednesday, 12th October, 2022.

Patrick Fakoya aka Rico Swavey

A fellow ex-housemate of the BBNaija seaon 3, Alex Asogwa, confirmed the report on Thursday, 13th October 2022, via her twitter handle @Alex Asogwa

On Twitter, Alexa wrote: “This is not what we agreed Rico. Rest in peace, Alex tweeted.

Alex Asogwa had earlier disclosed that the reality star, Patrick aged 29, was involved in an accident in the early hours of Wednesday 12th, October 2022, and was rushed to the hospital where doctors were trying to resuscitate him and was eventually put on life support . she did not disclose where the accident had occurred.

clip of the vehicle Rico had the accident with.

The reality star’s management team also released a tweet on his verified Twitter handle, @Rico Swavey, to explain that the singer/model was indisposed and unable to handle his social media pages at the moment as he was involved in a ghastly motor accident and is currently on life support., and asked the public to support and pray for him.

Statement by his management team

His fellow housemate, Alex Asogwa had asked fans on her Instagram story to put him in their prayers as he was in a very critical position. His fans have taken to their various social media handles to express their sadness over his passing.

Before his death, Rico was a singer and a model before he gained more fame after joined the Big Bother Naija season 3 house, in 2018.

Story: Hilda Katu

Media: Rico Swavey/ Twitter