Gospel Singer, Sammie Okposo reportedly dies at 51

AdewoleNovember 25, 2022


Gospel singer and Welu Welu crooner, Sammie Okposo is reportedly dead. According to a report making the rounds, the music producer slumped on Friday morning and died. He was aged 51.

Okposo made headlines early in the year after he publicly apologized to his wife, Ozioma for cheating on her with another lady in the United States.

In the apology which was shared on his Instagram page, the singer lamented over the incident which he noted happened in 2021. The singer further stated that the development has seen him step aside from ministerial work until “full restoration.”

Sammie Okposo (born 30 May 1971) is an international Nigerian gospel artist. He is also a music producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He released his first album Addicted in 2004.

He has collaborated with many other artists in the gospel and soul music fields, he collaborated with popular gospel singer Marvellous Odiete on “Follow You”, has performed regularly in Africa, Europe, and North America, and curates a series of concerts called SOPP (Sammie Okposo Praise Party).

His most recent album, The Statement (2018), was produced by the Grammy-winning Kevin Bond.

Personal life

Sammie Okposo offered a public apology to his wife, Ozioma, via his Instagram page on 24 January 2022 for his infidelity. The apology came a day after a lady, known only as African Doll, accused him of impregnating her and abandoning her.

The gospel musician told his fans that he would be taking a step back from his ministry to focus on restoration and seek forgiveness. He initially deleted his social media handles, but restored them a few days later.

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