Nigerians have been thrown into huge mourning as a popular Nigerian comedian passes on after battling an illness.
Nigerian Comedian Passes On
The comedian, Caleb Otietie who is also known as Calibird kicked the bucket after battling an unknown illness for a while. The news of his demise became public on Saturday, the 27th of March after some family members posted it on socials.
He passed on in the Gbagada General hospital, Lagos after the brief illness.
A close associate, Mirabel released a statement to newsmen. It read in part,
“He grew up around the Powerline read in Ifako. He attended Harvesters International Christian Centre in Gbagada.
“I woke up this morning and saw his photo on the WhatsApp status of our mutual friends. He was a very jovial person”
His death came as a shock to some of his colleagues and fans who had no idea he was ill in. They were in a state of despair learning that such a talented comedian had passed on.
A colleague, Efe WarriBoy took to his Instagram to say,
“Jeeeeeeesus I don’t understand this one ooooo. RIP MY BRO CALLI“
Other comedians who have reacted to this loss at the time of this post include; Akpororo, Kennyblaq, Koffi, Grand Komanda and Real Warri Pikin