Alexander, brother of a former Big Brother Naija housemate, Khafi Kareem’s brother, was gunned down close to his family home in Shepherd’s Bush, West London.
The student screamed out “help me” as he layed dying in the street at 12.40am. Passers-by tried to give him CPR before paramedics reached the scene – but Alexander was pronounced dead a short time after.
BBNaija Khafi Kareem’s Brother Shot Dead In London
A friend told The Sun: “His family is distraught. Alex wouldn’t talk down to anyone – he was friends with everybody. “They are all good people. His sister Khafi spreads positivity through her YouTube account.
She wakes up and prays for people at 7.30 every morning. “Alex’s brother is trying to get back from Australia to grieve with the rest of his family, his mum is completely devastated.” The friend added: “After leaving school Alex was the same goofy guy – he was always happy – and always had a smile on his face.” Dozens of colourful bouquets had been left near the scene of shooting yesterday along with a bottle of brandy and a crucifix.
Mourners left tributes, including one photo showing Alexander with classmates with a message reading “You will always be in our hearts”. Other pictures were left surrounded by candles, showing the tragic victim as a youth dressed in a blue rugby kit.