Comedian Peteru Dies Of Colon Cancer


Fast-rising Nigerian comedian and on-air personality, Oluwatobi Owomoyela, popularly known as Peteru, has passed away.

According to reports, the Ibadan-based funnyman died on Wednesday after battling cancer.

Nollywood actor, Muyiwa Ademola raised the alarm about the death of the comedian early Thursday morning, sharing a video dedicated to the deceased. As caption, the actor 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 a 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.”

Other prominent names in the Nigerian entertainment have also expressed sadness at the unfortunate event.

Lepacious Bose wrote: “Another one???? All these deaths leave me weak…. No naaaaa!!!! I am tired! I am drained!!! I am weak!!! Just too many bad news back-to-back it’s crazy and crumbling! Father Lord can we just have a break from all this pain and sadness this season? I seem to be crying more than am laughing….
Am really tired”

Princess comedian wrote: “soooo heartbreaking, he just buried his dad weeks ago may his gentle soul rest in peace”

9iceofficial wrote: “Lord the great king, God the Almighty….. This is so sweet to me lord. Peter.”

Actress Funmi Awelewa wrote “Peteru. Unquestionable God.”

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