How did Rico Swavey die? BBNaija’s star cause of death Explained

How did Rico Swavey die? BBNaija's star cause of death Explained

The former Rico Swavey on Big Brother Naija, Patrick Fakoya, has passed away. Check out his manner of dying and Rico Swavey cause of death

How did Rico Swavey die?

His close buddy Tobi Bakre announced his passing on Instagram on Thursday morning. Tobi said on his Twitter profile after posting a photo of himself and Rico.


“This is how I will always remember you, rest in peace, dear brother,” was written on the picture. Rick Swavey was critically injured and hospitalized in a horrifying vehicle accident on Tuesday.

Friends and famous people launched a fundraising event for the former Big Brother Naija Season 3 contestant. Tobi Bakre, an ex-housemate from Nigeria, appealed for Rico’s assistance on his Twitter page.

When posting a photo of Rico Swavey in the hospital on Instagram, it was stated that the accident victim had been given life support.

“Please help save Rico,” he tweeted. He was in a terrible car accident, therefore we have to keep him on life support and keep paying the mounting medical expenditures while we wait for a miracle from God.

“We need to work together. Please visit and click the donation link, he urged.

What happened to Rico Swavey?

On Tuesday, Alex Asogwa, aka Alex Unusual, a fellow reality television personality, posted information about the accident on her Twitter profile and requested money on her Instagram page.

She said in her letter, “Whatever you can do to support them will be greatly appreciated as he is struggling for his life and on life support.

Please,#ricoswavey #prayforricoswavey @ricoswavey official needs our assistance. The present state of Swavey was confirmed by Rico’s management on his Twitter feed. “Good day, everyone. Rico Swavey is now on life support after being engaged in a horrific accident, so he is not in a fit state to manage his social media. While doctors are attending to him and his condition is critical, his management asked for support and well wishes in a letter.

Other celebrities and media personalities also joined in soliciting support for Rico across various social media platforms. Prayers were also being held on Twitter spaces for the star.

Rico Swavey cause of death

On Tuesday, Rico was in a horrifying car accident. His fellow Big Brother Naija season 3 ex-housemate, Alex Unusual, broke the dreadful news to him.

Alex announced this on her Twitter account. When she left the hospital, Rico Swavey was still being resuscitated, according to her.

As a result of Rico’s dangerous predicament, she pleaded with the public to remember him in their prayers.

The exact circumstances of the collision, including its location, are still unknown. However, a video of Rico’s car reveals the full extent of the damage. The windshield was broken, and the front of the car was damaged.

Who was Rico Swavey?

Patrick Fakoya, a Nigerian lawyer, artist, actor in movies and reality TV shows, social media influencer, and former BBnaija season 3 housemate, was born in 1993 into the lovely Fakoya family.

Rico was a housemate on Big Brother Naija in season 3’s Double Wahala and was 26 years old at the time. He belongs to the Yoruba ethnic group or tribe, is from the South of Nigeria, is a citizen of that country, and practices Christianity.

Rico Swavey has roughly seven siblings, and they all supported him while his season of the show was on. As it was, he found growing to be a lot of fun.

He attended the esteemed Babcock University for his studies and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in law from there.

Notably, his certifications for the West African Examination Certificate and First School Leaving Certificate are complete.

Rico Swavey: Career

Patrick Fakoya embarked on an artistic career after earning his degree from Babcock University. Up until the Big Brother Naija program, this was his job path.

Rico Swavey, however, automatically became an ex-BBnaija housemate and a reality TV star after the show. Furthermore, he made a foray into Nollywood, the Nigerian film industry.

Rico, who is well-known for his part in the drama series “Life 101,” published the song “Afrosantana” two years ago. Fakoya has been succeeding tremendously in his professional life.

Tributes and condolences were paid to Rico Swavey

Daniel said,

It’s so sad how death always comes for the good ones; Rico had a beautiful soul. May God forgive his shortcomings & grant him eternal rest. My deepest condolences to his loved ones; Wishing ’em divine strength & comfort during this sorrowful time. RIP Rico. Gone but not forgotten.

Saira tweeted,

Rico was a very good human being. Heaven has gained an Angel. I remember this moment in BBNaija when he warned his fellow housemates to remember the downtrodden and stop wasting food. May his beautiful rest in perfect peace.

Aila tweeted,

May the angels be with you beautiful Rico we love you

Ria tweeted,

Rip Rico.Β this is the most unbelievable news I’ve heard this year


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