Fortunate Ateumunname Peter, the official photographer of Davido, Nigerian singer, has passed away.


The photographer, who is fondly known by friends as Fortune, was said to have died while working at an undisclosed location in Lagos on Tuesday.

Feranmi, a Nigerian actor, confirmed Peter’s demise in a post via his Instagram stories wherein he penned a touching tribute to the deceased.

“Been trying to keep my cool since but it’s a crazy mixed feeling for me. Had a shoot with Fortune right after my singing with Calufast and I got to the location and he was gone,” he wrote.


“He was out there trying to get angles at a very weird place that took him. I don’t even know how to feel.”

Fortune started his career as a graphic designer before his foray into photography and directing of videos as well as other forms of motion pictures.

Apart from Davido, he also worked with several celebrities including Lil Baby, Mayorkun, Wizkid, Jidenna, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy and Patoranking.


Tributes have begun to flood in on social media as news of his death continues to spread.

Davido is yet to react to his death as of the time of this report.

The development comes months after Davido also lost Obama DMW, his close associate, who died of heart failure.


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