- An official statement confirming the demise of iconic gospel musician, Sammie Okposo, has been released to the public
- The statement signed by Henry Okposo confirmed that the musician died during the early hours of Friday, November 25
- Condolences messages poured in from fans and supporters of the late Okposo who had previously refused to accept the news of his death
The sad and sudden demise of veteran Nigerian musician, Sammie Okposo, has been confirmed in a public statement released by his family members.
According to the statement signed by Henry Okposo, the musician “went to be with the lord” on the morning of Friday, November 25.
"More details about the burial will be communicated soon. We are consoled because we know that he is with Jesus singing with the angels," the statement read in part.
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Okposo’s family equally urged members of the public to allow them to grieve the demise of their loved one peacefully.
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Read the full statement below:
Social media users react
"Rest in peace man of God! May God grant your family the fortitude to bear this lost.."
"May his soul rest in peace. May God comfort the wife and family. God knows everything not man."
"We’re nothing but pencil in the hand of the creator. Nobody knows when it’s your time. Live right by all men. RIP to him."
"Rest on beloved of God. Till we meet at the feet of Jesus."
"The rudest shock of my life this morning ….. the headache I had since morning when hadn’t gone away….. haaa …. Who are we to question God??…. Lord have mercy oo…May his soul rest in peace."
"May his soul Rest In Peace . I guess he never fully recovered from the shock of the woman."
RMD shares video showing his last moment with late Sammie Okposo
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo took to social media with a post mourning his friend and veteran musician, Sammie Okposo.
RMD shared a video that they both filmed some weeks ago when they were in America.
The actor mentioned how the musician's death has hit him in a bad place while sending condolences to his family members.