The celebrity photographer passed on on September 21 after he was said to have drowned at a location.
Fortune has now been buried amidst tears in Yaba, Lagos. Videos of his burial made the rounds on the internet on October 6, 2021.
In the trending videos, a small crowd gathered to witness Fortune’s lying in state as his casket was carried into the cemetery.
A preacher and other people who appeared to be the deceased’s loved ones and family members gathered as Fortune was described as a good man who lived a great life.
See the clips below:
Social media users react
After videos of Fortune’s burial went viral on the internet, it was followed by mixed reactions from social media users. While some people continued to mourn the photographer’s demise, others spoke on Davido’s noticeable absence from the gathering.
FLvibe has gathered some comments below:
“May his soul rest in peace. But why are people around davido dying like this.”
“Where is Davido.”
“May his sol rest in peace.”
“Davido needs to spiritual.. why all this on him alone. This is not ordinary.”
“Omo this life na nothing.”
“May untimely death not be our portion, may we not die when our glory is about to shine.”
“The whole crew needs serious deliverance sha.”
Davido’s lawyer speaks on Fortune’s death
Davido’s lawyer, Bobo Ajudua, took to social media to react to the death of the singer’s official photographer, Fortune.
It was gathered that the young man died by drowning while trying to get a perfect angle at a weird spot for his photos.
Taking to his verified Instagram page, Bobo noted that Fortune was regarded as their friend, brother and personal photographer.
According to him, Fortune would literally put his life at risk just to get a perfect shot. He even mentioned remembering different occasions when they warned him not to climb dangerous places while carrying out his job.