Rico Swavey died four days after attending BBNaija party – Groovy

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Big Brother Naija season seven housemate Groovy has reacted to the death of fellow reality star Rico Swavey who died after a ghastly accident.

Mourning the deceased in a Twitter post on Thursday, Groovy said the 29-year-old died after attending BBNaija winner’s party on Sunday.

“This is so unreal.This was just on Sunday at the winners party. My Team had told me Rico was around and I immediately went over to him to say thank you for all the support and love.

We lost a Real one. God give your family strength to bare this loss. RIP RICO,” the ex-housemate wrote.

Born Patrick Fakoya, Rico Swavey whose mum is Italian, contested in the third edition of the reality show in 2018.

The Babcock University graduate was also a lawyer, singer and actor.

Rico was best known for his role in the drama series Life 101 and the Africa Magic series Tinsel.

Rico released a song titled ‘Afrosantana’ in 2020. He also dropped another ‘Emotions’ the same year.