Slami Ifeanyi, a former Mr Universe, singer, and actor, was shot dead on Sunday morning in Umubere, Akwa, the capital of Anambra State, by unidentified gunmen.
According to reports, the 31-year-old songwriter was driving in his newly purchased vehicle when he was attacked and killed.
A close friend of the artiste who spoke about the incident alleged that the attack against the singer was targeted.
“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,” he said.
Slami was a Nigerian music artiste who was known for his extraordinary sound, a mixture of Afro Pop, High life & RnB, which he used to entertain his fans.
Apart from singing, Slami was a model, actor, and founder of the SLAMI EMPIRE, which organised ANAMBRA GOT TALENT.
His death has continued to generate reactions on social media, especially on Facebook.