Nigerian skitmaker, Kamal Iliyasu, popularly known as Kamal Aboki, has reportedly died in a fatal car accident.
SPY NIGERIA learnt that the Hausa indigenous comedian died on Monday, January 17, 2023, on his way from Borno to Kano State.
Confirming the death, his elder brother, Usman, during an interview with BBC, disclosed that their mother had a suspicion that something terrible would happen to Kamal.
However, someone later called him to inform him about the death of his brother who went to Maiduguri for an album launch.
According to him, the skitmaker got involved in a ghastly motor accident that claimed his life while on his way back to Kano.
Usman said Kamal’s death had left his family unsettled, adding that he will be greatly missed because he is one of the nicest people in the world.
He said: “On Monday, my mother asked me to call Kamal around 5 pm, and he said he was already inside a vehicle to Kano. Then, my mother started feeling somehow.
“Later, someone called me to ask if I had someone travelling from Maiduguri to Kano, and I told the person yes. It was at that point the caller broke the news of what happened to me.
“He is always joking and playing with people. Everyone will miss him.”
Kamal is a viral sensation on TikTok, with a large number of followers and he became popular after his Hausa-themed skits surfaced online.