Rebecca Ikumelo, a 33-year-old lady who died after being crushed at Asake’s London concert has been identified as a single mother of 2 boys.
Her last video which was posted 4 days ago on her social media handle shows her in a conversation with her autistic son.
Kemi FIlani gathered that Rebecca Ikumelo died from the injuries she sustained during the stampede at the concert organized by the singer Asake in Brixton O2 Academy on Thursday, December 15.
Late Ikumelo died in hospital on Saturday morning, December 17, after being critically injured in the stampede.
She is survived by two children. She was very popular on Tiktok with videos she shared about her journey in taking care of her autistic son.
The Metropolitan Police says two other women, aged 21 and 23, are still in critical condition.
Tributes have since flooded in for Rebecca Ikumelo
Friends have described the single mother and autism campaigner as a ‘beautiful woman who radiated positive energy and was dedicated to being the best version of herself for her kids’.
In a statement, Rebecca’s family said: ‘Rebecca was a graduate of nursing. She was an adorable mother of two children who loved working with kids.
‘She was well respected in the family for her care, kindness, and love. Her parents call her Tosin (short for Oluwatosin) meaning “Lord is Worthy”.’
Singer Asake releases statement following the death of a female fan at his London show
Meanwhile, singer Asake has released a statement following the death of one of his fans.
Taking to his Instagram page, Asake, who is lost for words, sent his condolences to her loved ones and family.
He urged his fans to keep her family in their prayers as he revealed that he has spoken to them and will continue to do so.
He stated that he and his team are still awaiting the full debrief back from the venue management and the police to determine what exactly led to all the disruption.
“I am devastated by the news that Rebecca Ikumelo who was in a critical condition since Thursday has sadly passed away.