Singer Slami Ifeanyi shot dead in Anambra
Nigerian singer, songwriter and ex-Mr Universe, Slami Ifeanyi, is dead.
According to reports gathered the singer was reportedly shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anambra State on Sunday.
In a video that made the rounds on social media on Tuesday, the lifeless body of the singer is seen hanging from the car in a pool of blood. The singer was said to be driving alone in his Lexus car when he was attacked and killed at Umubere in Akwa, the state capital.
It was also gathered that the former Mr Anambra Universe just acquired the Lexus 330 two weeks ago.
Fans have also taken to social media to send their condolence messages.
On Facebook a user identified as Nwanya Brnard said, “This again tore me apart! Dude was my man from way back, hardworking, focused talented handsome dude. And today I hear he is gone, all because Nigeria failed you.
“The monster instituted by a failed system is eating up the future ambassadors. Slami Ifeanyi of St Rita’s Hostel! RIP buddy. Soon! We will take back our country.”
Another user Chijioke Okanmelu wrote, “I waspeechless when I got the news of your death Ifeanyi, but I’m still not believing yet because this is not what we discussed last week on the phone. What do you want you dad and your mum to do?… Rest in peace Slami Ifeanyi.”
“RIP to you dear Facebook friend, one of the cutest of them all. Rest in peace Slami Ifeanyi, so we’ll never talk again? ‘Obi agbawalam’,” another user Blessing Okonofua wrote.