Fast-rising Nigerian singer and songwriter, Slami Ifeanyi, has reportedly been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Anambra State.
He was reportedly attacked by yet-to-be identified assailants in broad daylight on Sunday, November 27.
According to reports, the 31-year-old former Mr. Anambra Universe was driving alone in his newly acquired Lexus 330 when he was attacked and killed at Umubere, in the Akwa area of Anambra State.
“He was driving his new car, which he bought just two weeks ago, when it happened. “Although we don’t know why he was attacked, it looks like a targeted attack.” A source said
Friends of the singer have since trooped to social media to mourn his tragic demise.
A Facebook user, Nwanya Bernard wrote,
“This again tore me apart! Dude was my man from way back, hard working, Focused, talented handsome dude. And today I hear your gone, all because Nigeria failed you. The monster instituted by a failed system is eating up the future Ambassadors. Slami Ifeanyi of St Rita’s Hostel! RiP buddy Soon! We will take back our Country.”
Another friend of deceased, Itz Macarthy wrote,
“Dear Slami Ifeanyi am just so shocked and pained getting the news of your demise. I remember the first time we met at a club in Awka. You simply welcomed me at your table and shared drinks. Meeting you further at shows, you were so simple, despite your talents and physical endowment. Well, we can not question God when certain things happen. As it pleased him to call you so abruptly, may it please him too to welcome you into his bossom. Jee nke oma ezigbo! 💔💔💔💔”.