Popular comedian, Peteru dies at 35

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Nigerian comedian and on-air personality, Oluwatobi Owomoyela, popularly known as Peteru, passed away. He was 35.

According to reports, the comic star died on Wednesday, December 21.

The cause of his death is yet to be made public.

Mourning the deceased, actor Muyiwa Ademola, shared a video on his Instagram page early Thursday saying, “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.”

Actress Funmi Awelewa also took to her page to mourn Peteru.

With many heart broken smileys, Awelewa wrote “Peteru. Unquestionable God.”

Peteru was well known for his Yoruba take on Big Brother Naija.