The management of late Big Brother Naija season 3 housemate, Rico Swavey, reacted to several controversies trailing his death.
Naija News recall that the reality TV star passed away on Thursday morning, days after he was involved in a ghastly accident in Lagos. Since then several narratives on how the reality TV star died have made the rounds on social media, especially a heartbreaking video showing his last moment. However, the management in a statement on Sunday debunked the claims online, stressing that the majority of the narratives on social media are false. According to the statements, some influencers have been paid to promote certain narratives, notwithstanding, details of information on the circumstances surrounding Rico’s accident, treatment and passing will be shared in due time. Rico’s management further urged his fans to keep his family in their prayers adding that details of his burial arrangements would be announced soon. The statement read: “It has come to our attention that social media has been filled with a lot of narratives about our dearest Rico Swavey. “Influencers have been paid to promote certain narratives. We will like to state that many of these narratives are false. “Kindly note that in due time, we will be sharing detailed information on the circumstances surrounding Rico’s accident, treatment and passing. “We also urge all fans of Rico to keep his family in their prayers & continue the spirit of warmth and fellowship that Rico shared with all. While we are doing so, we plead with the general public to please give the members of his family privacy at this very difficult time. Burial arrangements will be announced soon.
Doren Hospital Speaks
In a press statement shared online on Friday, the hospital where Rico allegedly died debunked claims of making his controversial viral video. The Hospital hinted at an alcohol-rated crash, stating that Rico had a smell of alcohol while bleeding from his nose, ear, and mouth and vomiting copiously. The statement also disclosed that oxygen was administered to the deceased before efforts were made to contact his family members. According to the health facility, the good samaritan who had brought Rico to the hospital and one miss Ify was told of the severity of the condition and the need to be referred to another hospital where he died. The hospital refuted claims of making the heartbreaking viral video, adding that the friends of the reality TV star made the video.
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