Davido, the Nigerian famous musician, has lost his personal photographer, Fortune Ateumunname. According to reports, the young guy drowned on Tuesday at an unknown area in Lagos.
His death comes only weeks after Uthman, better known as Obama DMW, the multi-award-winning singer’s close aide, died on June 29, 2021.
“Fortune, Davido’s photographer, has died. Jesus Christ is the Son of God. I’m heartbroken, he’s a buddy of mine. I’m completely heartbroken. It shouldn’t have been luck, God; he’s industrious and ambitious, and he worked so hard to get where he is now “According to one of the tweets,
Tijani, who had been the singer’s personal bodyguard for 11 years, died of a liver ailment late last year.
@Dianacoco_, a Twitter user, shared the tragic news of Fortune’s death.
“Davido photographer Fortune is dead, Jesus Christ,” he stated while grieving the late photographer. He’s a buddy of mine, and I’m sad.
“Wtf, I’m so startled right now. He shouldn’t have been Fortune God since he’s so industrious and ambitious, and he worked so hard to get where he is now. This one hurts me since he’s someone I’m familiar with.”
He was a part of Davido’s team and the brains behind majority of Davido’s Instagram pictures.
Fortune is from Owerri, Imo state, and was born and reared in Bariga, Lagos. He was 24 years old at the time.
Davido, Pogba, Popcaan, Lil Baby, Cassanova, Mayorkun, Wizkid, Jidenna, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Patoranking, Akon, DMW, and others worked with the celebrity photographer till his death.
The photographer is Davido’s seventh crew member to pass away in the last four years.
Tagbo Umeike, another crew member, died in his parked automobile in front of Lagos Island General Hospital.
Tagbo died in 2017 on his birthday after downing shots of tequila.
Olu Abiodun, better known as DJ Olu, was also lost by the ‘Fem’ singer.
“Been trying to maintain my calm since but it’s a weird mixed sensation for me,” an actor, Feranmi, posted on his Instagram story. I had a shoot with Fortune soon after I finished singing with Calufast, and when I arrived at the site, he had already left. He was out there attempting to acquire angles at a strange location where he was taken. I’m not sure what I’m feeling.” (sic