Hector Joberteh, the winner of the 2006 edition of Gulder Ultimate Search, has been shot dead in his house by unknown assailants, according to Nigerian Tribune.
Close friends of the ex-reality show star reportedly said he was trailed from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, where he had gone to pick up a relative.
Facebook user, Oluwatosin Van Phillips Genesis, gave a similar account – about how Hector who married Oseyi, a former GUS contender in April 2013, was killed on Sunday morning.
“I hope I survive this shock. A lady that we have been friends here for over 2years chat me this morning that she will like to worship at my church today, of course I was very happy because we have not meet before and I was like I will be happy to meet her,” Genesis wrote.
“I told her that unfortunately, I wouldn’t be able to see her but she can go to the church and I dropped the church address for her, she dropped her number for me to call her when I’m done because I will be busy.
“When I through where I went to, I called her to ask if she has gone. She said, Tosin something happened immediately she drop her number for me, she said she heard a knock of her flat door and she ask who’s there and a man answered and told her that a car is parked and it blocked his way to drive pass that who is the owner of the car.
“She said she don’t know and those men flashed their gun and pushed her, they said they have been trailing the car and the car parked not long time ago, she cannot do anything than to confess that the owner is living in upstair, They went there to shot the man, he was rushed to hospital but he couldn’t survive it.”
Otto Canon, 2014 Gulder Ultimate Search Viewers’ Choice Awards winner, was recently kidnapped while on his way to Port Harcourt.
Canon was released seven days after his abduction.