The death of former Nigerian footballer and casch was a big shock to Nigeria and the world as a whole. Nigerian celebrities took to social media to mourn him.
Movie legend Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), posted several pictures of Stephen Keshi and wrote:
“ HERO!!! CHAMPION!!! LEGEND!!!
“My heart bleeds today, not for the Big Boss but for my friends and brother. Stephen and I, we have a history. Besides being age mates, our paths crossed from time to time. I had the privilege of seeing him at his highest and lowest moments.
“I recall when we both modelled clothes for our friend and brother Dakova in the early 90s and how he was such a great person to be around. When his playing days were over and he was grappling with his next career move I had the privilege of being around him.
“Only months ago he buried his wife and now this. CAN’T BELIEVE HE’S GONE!!! I was in denial and stayed watching channels TV hoping they would refute his death. This is one death that hurts to the deepest places in my heart. Rest in peace my brother and friend Stephen Keshi the great #RIP #Blood #DelatBrother #PainfulExit .”
Banky W took to his Instagram handle to post a picture of the late football star, Stephen Keshi with the caption:
“ R.I.P to the great Stephen Keshi. Life is so short…you never know when when it’s your time to go. The prayer is that you make your mark on your world while your’re here. Live your life, leave your legacy.”
Nigerian music star, Daddy Showkey also posted a picture of him and Stephen Keshi with the caption:
“ OH my God I can’t believe this that STEPHEN KESHI pls somebody tell me it is not true that he is dead .”
Olamide also posted a picture of the late football star with the short caption: “# RIPKeshi” Eldee also posted a picture of Keshi with the capion:
“Thank you for everything, rest well #rip #stephenKeshi #NationalHero NG .”
Niniola also posted a picture of him with the caption:
“ Woke up to this really Sad News, even when I wasn’t really a fan of soccer I remember how I supported during the Nations cup. Nigeria has lost a Great Man and Leader. Rip Stephen Keshi. 2016 is becoming scary .”
Other Nigerian celebrities who paid tribute to the late football legend include, Simi, Illbliss, Darey Art Alade, actress Oge Okoye, Cynthia Morgan, Terry G, Peter Okoye, Tha Suspect, Yvonne Jegede, Samklef, actress Iyabo Ojo, Seyi Law, Dr Sid, KCee among others.
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