Ayo Makun, also known as A.Y. Makun, a well-known Nigerian comedian, is trending online after news of the destruction of his Lekki mansion by fire went viral.
Fans have flocked to the popular stand-up comedian and filmmaker’s social media page to express their love, support, and solidarity even though he hasn’t made an official statement on the incident.
A video of the sad incident, allegedly posted online by one of A.Y’s neighbours, has gone viral. According to reports, A.Y’s wife, Mabel, and their two daughters were not in Nigeria at the time of the accident.
AY, who seemed to have reacted to the video, took to his page, saying he would soon join his wife and daughters in the U.S. while noting that every other thing in life comes and goes except family.
See the trending video of AY Makun’s house being gutted by fire:
See how netizens reacted to the sad event
“A king’s house that is burnt only adds beauty! May he bounce back and recover from this!”
“And he is not in the country at the moment even his wife and children are not in the country, I hope the people in the building are safe please.”
“Make sure to turn off your tv plug when leaving home ,,most of you leave it on and it get overheated !!!! It can cause fire easily.”
“Abeg bring soap and water make I off am from here… Lagos fire fighter didn’t receive info.”
“I hope everyone is safe…. Where are the fire service.”
“This is so sad but the most importantly i hope everyone is safe.”
“God Abeg intervene fire is not a good thing.”