Nigerian skit maker Churchill dies while filming content

Nigerian skit maker Churchill dies while filming content

A Nigerian skit maker identified as Churchill has reportedly died while filming a stunt for his video content.

A viral video of the incident shared online on Thursday (today) captures the moment when Churchill jumped in an attempt to touch a basketball net.

In the video, he fell and struck his head on the ground.

Eyewitnesses reportedly rushed Churchill to the hospital, where he tragically passed away.

A lady with the Instagram handle, #LadyResa, revealed in a chat that Churchill was her schoolmate at Nasarawa State University, adding that the skit maker was bedridden after the incident.

“He was bedridden with a neck collar. But couldn’t survive due to internal injury,” she claimed.

She also told our correspondent that Churchill died last Sunday.

Friends of the late skit maker and Netizens have continued to mourn him on the online platform X.

dlifeof_jay wrote “Omoooo He just wan make am ni oo😭😭 May his soul rest in peace.”

Philip_ItisI wrote: “It’s sad man. Really sad to hear he is gone, especially while trying to make a skit.”

kwaku_piccaso wrote: “Sad One Rest In Peace, Bro”

obehieguakhide reacting also wrote: “It is high time skit makers ensure HSE measures are in place before performing. This is so sad. May his soul rest in peace.”

Last year, Nollywood actress and skit maker Favour Daniels died in a boat accident.

Port Harcourt skit maker, John Kennedy Kanu, better known as Bros Jay Kay, also died last year in a fatal motor accident.

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