- Nigerian comedian Bovi has joined millions to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant
- The comic act posted the deceased NBA star’s photo on his Instagram page and noted that he influenced his teenage years
- Several followers flooded Bovi’s comment section with mixed reactions
Popular Nigerian comedian and actor Bovi recently joined millions of heartbroken fans across the world that have mourned the unfortunate demise of American professional basketball player, Kobe Bryant.
The ever jovial comedian seemed to have been terribly hurt by the news as he noted that the deceased sportsman had an influence on his life during his formative years.
Bovi took to his official page on the photo-sharing app, Instagram, with a photo of Bryant accompanied with a short caption.
"This one hurt differently ♂️. This man influenced my teenage years. #ripkobe," Bovi’s caption read.
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Since the death of Bryant in a helicopter crash, Nigerians on social media have mocked others that have joined to mourn his passing, with the submission that many of the people who claimed to be hurt by the incident do not know the basketball player.
One of such individuals was found in Bovi’s comment section. The lady identified as @aleroesi said: "Really? and I never saw his pictures on your page before now."
Read some more comments from his followers below:
victoriainyama: "As in .......just like that"
qwami_ro: "Oh u played ball too? Prayers up to the family"
_ekundharyor: "One of his daughters also lost her life too too sad"
diidyskitchen: "Mehn. Father and daughter at once"
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dorathy.nwosu: "May his soul rest in peace, a true legend"
Kobe and his daughter alongside some other close friends died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26, 2020.
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Some weeks ago, Legit.ng reported that Bovi took to social media to cry out over how difficult it is living as a man in the world. The talented comedian took to his Instagram page to lament the responsibilities that comes with being a man. According to him, life as a man is hard as the bills seem unending.
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