Nigerian comedian MC Peteru dies

A fast-rising comedic act, Oluwatobi Owomoyela, popularly known as Peteru, is dead.

The Ibadan-based comedian, who is known for his hilarious Yoruba take on the popular Big Brother Naija show, died on Wednesday, December 21, after battling cancer.

Nollywood actress Funmi Awelewa expressed her sadness as regards the untimely passing. She posted a plain black image on her Instagram page, with many heartbreak emojis, Awelewa wrote “Peteru. Unquestionable God.”

Another Nollywood actor, Muyiwa Ademola, shared a video on his Instagram page early today (December 22) mourning the deceased.

He wrote: “This is a very hard pill to swallow! How could this jolly good fellow just depart this world in this manner? Hmmm… it is well.

“Please be kind to one another as we don’t even know what we are individually passing through! I learnt Peteru died of cancer. You were battling such burden yet I never saw you without a smile! It is well. It is well. It is well. Journey well great guy. I am out of words tonight.”

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