BBNaija stars Alex Unusual, Uriel Oputa, others bid tearful goodbye to Rico Swavey

Big Brother Naija Rico Swavey

Big Brother Naija reality stars Alex Unusual, Uriel Oputa, and Ifu Ennada have bid a tearful goodbye to their colleague Rico Swavey.

Rico Swavey was buried at the Ebony Vaults in Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday.

The interment was preceded by a funeral service at the Methodist Church of the Trinity, Tinubu Square in Lagos.

Rico’s colleagues, friends, family and relatives could not hold back tears as his body laid in a white casket was lowered to the ground.

Before the church service, Uriel shared a message on her Instagram story saying, “God please I don’t know how I am feeling. I want to vomit. My heart is racing. Rico I don’t want to see you like this. RIP handsome.”

Alex who could not hold back her tears also penned down a tribute in honour of the deceased on the burial day.

Born Patrick Adebowale Fakoya, Rico was involved in a car crash which led to him being placed on life support. He died two days after the accident on Thursday, October 13, 2022.

Rico died at age 30.