A famend Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter, Sammie Okposo, died in Lagos on Friday.
The late artiste, in accordance to experiences, slumped and died in a Lagos hospital.
The favored Christian musician who not too long ago concluded his annual Sammie Okposo Reward Occasion (SOPP) in London, United Kingdom, has been within the hospital receiving remedy for coronary heart situations since he returned to the nation.
He was stated to have been recuperating however his well being deteriorated on Friday morning main to his loss of life.
Family names within the nation’s leisure trade together with Richard Mofe-Damijo, Helen Paul, Omoni Oboli, Woli Arole, Dele Momodu, and lots of others have expressed unhappiness over the loss of life of the celebrated singer.
A lot of them recollected with nostalgia the moments they shared with the deceased.
Listed below are their reactions:
Woli Arole wrote on Instagram, “Might the Lord consolation “The Okposo Household”. RIP Sammie Okposo. 😭😭💔💔”
“Simply a few weeks in the past in the USA, we frolicked. Even whenever you had been feeling sleepy, and virtually falling asleep, you refused to depart Ufuoma and I. We gisted until early hours of the morning, laughed until our sides had been sore! Sing with the angels bro Sammie 😇 🕊️
Arrrrrrrrrrrgggggghhhhhh I don’t need to be mourning! God!!!
Pls, darling Jesus. Have mercy Lord”
In one other put up, she wrote:
“That is the final reminiscence we created collectively Sammie 😇🕊️
“After we love, we love genuinely with out reservations! Love you massive bro ❤️
“We laughed! We teased! We drove out and we picked some nuts teasing I need to eat your cash on this lifetime 😫.
“Ufuoma saved teasing she should acquire the sneakers you had on! We ate suya, jollof rice, gisted and laughed far into the evening. Perhaps if we had recognized it will be our final assembly with you…what would we’ve got completed in another way cos it was a fully lovely day.
“Might God give the household, pals and certainly the entire nation and past the fortitude to bear this nice loss.
“Expensive Lord, please we don’t need to mourn anymore 🙏🏾”
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“It’s at all times so unhappy to hear unhappy information a few liked one. SAMMIE OKPOSO (left) and I’ve come a great distance and we shared many fond reminiscences… I’m nonetheless too devastated to say a lot for now… He was one of many biggest Gospel Singers on Planet Earth.
“Now, I’ve misplaced a really pricey brother who endlessly showered me with love. In the midst of this image taken a long time in the past was JAIYE ABODERIN whose loss of life shook the world in 2004… Might their lovely souls relaxation in peace”
Helen Paul wrote: “Good evening Sir Sammie. #painfull #exit #RIP”
“This was precisely a month in the past within the US. We spent 2 weeks collectively and fellowshipped as males. Ate, drank and, as I’m recognized to do, teased you. Toks or Jedi, would drive you to me and we’d spend all the day collectively. Made plans for the brand new 12 months… but right here I’m struggling and searching for phrases to seize our relationship.
“Sam Okpoooo as solely me can name you, this was not the plan o. This one ache me enter blood.
My Prayers are with your loved ones as you Relaxation in energy, peace and reward.”
“Sammy why? Why ohhhhh, reply me. This lower is just too DEEP, so many questions that wants solutions after calling to pray for me on my birthday you didn’t inform me it was the final time we’ll communicate. REST IN PEACE @sammieokposo”
Okposo’s colleague, Nathaniel Bassey, stated:
“Information of Our Brother’s passing, Minister Sammy Okposo, hit me actually laborious this morning. Nonetheless dazed.
“Pray God’s consolation and energy for the rapid household, pals and colleagues.”
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