Tobi Owomoyela, popularly known as Peteru, a rising Nigerian comedian, has died.
Peteru who is also known for his unique delivery in mimicking people, among other talents, died on Wednesday, December 21, 2022.
The Ibadan-based celebrity is one of the fastest-rising comedians who has made a name for himself in the South-West of Nigeria, having worked with some of the industry’s biggest names.
Several reports say MC Peteru had been nursing cancer of the lungs for a long time, and some of his colleagues in the Nigerian entertainment industry have taken to Instagram to express their grief.
funmiawelewa wrote: “Peteru Unquestionable God”
Lepacious bose wrote: “Another one????I 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 ”
princesscomedian 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.”
m____o____c wrote: “Rest well Peteru, the pain was too much. May God forgive your sins”