Nigerian singer, songwriter, and former Mr Universe, Slami Ifeanyi has reportedly been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anambra State.
Slami Ifeanyi Killed
It was gathered that the 31-year-old entertainer was driving his newly acquired Lexus 330, when he was attacked and shot dead at Umubere, Awka area of the state.
Vanguard quoted a close friend of the artiste saying that the attack on Ifeanyi who just acquired the Lexus 330 two weeks ago, was targeted.
“He was driving his new car which he bought just two weeks ago when it happened. Although we don’t know why he was attacked it looks like a targeted attack,” he said.
Fans have also taken to social media to mourn Slami who was also a model, actor, and founder of the SLAMI EMPIRE, which organized ANAMBRA GOT TALENT.
A Facebook 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 was speechless 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.
KanyiDaily had also reported how a fast-rising dancer, Solomon Chukwudi, better known as Solo Jackson was shot dead by suspected herdsmen along Okigwe road in Imo State.