Colleagues of the deceased took to social media to express their sympathy over his death. Actor, Muyiwa Ademola, shared a video on his Instagram page early Thursday saying, “This is a very hard pill to swallow! How could this jolly good fellow just depart this world in this manner? Hmmm… it is well.
“Please be kind to one another as we don’t even know what we are individually passing through! I learnt Peteru died of cancer. You were battling such burden yet I never saw you without a smile! It is well. It is well. It is well. Journey well great guy. I am out of words tonight.”
Another actress Funmi Awelewa also took to her page to mourn Peteru. In a post she said
With many heart broken smileys, Awelewa wrote “Peteru. Unquestionable God.”
Peteru who is known for his hilarious Yoruba take on the popular Big Brother Naija show and his unique delivery in mimicking people was also the only son of seven. Professionally, he was an MC and an on-air personality in Ibadan.