Following the passing of well-known gospel singer Sammie Okposo, the Nigerian entertainment sector was plunged into sadness.
According to ANAEDOONLINE.NG, the singer passed away on Friday morning. He was 51.
Following the announcement, celebrities and fans paid tribute to the late artist on social media.
Fellow gospel musician Tosin Bee posted Okposo’s video to Facebook and commented, “Wow! Still find it hard to believe. Just last night, we were discussing how we should let you know that it is finally time to unleash this product that you adore.
“You poured yourself into it, and constantly following up on the status. Just when we are about to release this project Haaaaaaaa!”
Comedienne Lepacious Bose wrote on Instagram, “No! Nooo!! I refuse to accept this report. Lord, please no.”
Comedian Woli Arole said, “May the Lord comfort the Okposo family. Rest In Peace, Sammie Okposo.”
Actress Empress Njamah wrote on Instagram, “Sammy why? Why? Answer me. This cut is too DEEP. So many questions that needs answers.
“After calling to pray for me on my birthday, you didn’t tell me it was the last time we will speak. REST IN PEACE @sammieokposo.”
Fans took to Twitter to mourn the singer, as they expressed shock on his demise.
A fan @oba_west_, said, “The news of your death is really shocking Mr. Sammie Okposo. Rest in peace.”
Another fan, @brotherpd, tweeted, “2022 was really a long year for you sir. You will forever be remembered. RIP Sammie Okposo.”
“I met Sammie Okposo in London, and we agreed to film an episode of the podcast. We exchanged numbers and kept in touch, finding the right time and schedule. Rest in peace. Strength to his family,” entertainment writer, Joey Akan, tweeted.
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