- Popular Nigerian gospel singer Sammie Okposo has received the backing of Nigerians on social media after he confessed his sins of adultery
- Recall that Okposo publicly announced that he cheated on his wife during a trip to the United States of America
- According to Nigerians who reacted to the development, the gospel singer has demonstrated that he had genuinely repented
Delta-born Okposo, a known supporter of former president Goodluck Jonathan, who featured in many jingles promoting his candidacy in 2015 has also tendered a public apology after he was accused of impregnating a foreign-based woman.
“On my recent trip to the USA (Late 2021), I got intimately involved with a lady, knowing that this was not appropriate as a married man and a minister of the gospel. I am ashamed and regret my actions as it has caused a lot of pain to my dear wife, Ozioma, my family and I."
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Fans pray for Okposo
Meanwhile, in a strong show of support, many Nigerians on social media praised him for having the courage to come out and confess his sins.
Here are reactions from Facebook.
"We love you sir, may God restore you speedily and touch your wife's heart to forgive and let go. We pray for the joy and peace of God to overwhelm you in Jesus name Amen."
"All have sinned and come Short of glory of God. No one is righteous, it takes the grace of God to come publicly and openly to confess secret sins. Thank you bro for coming out of that sin. May God show you mercy, forgive your sins and restore you in full grace. Amen. And to your wife and family, may God give them grace to receive you back fully and forgive you in Jesus Christ name Amen."
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"This is a display of true repentance. May God give your wife and children grace to forgive you. May God restore you fully back to the faith."
"We have to emulate this kind of courage and will to seek forgiveness when we have wrongly taken actions that hurt our dear ones. I pray God touches your wife to forgive u as He has forgiven you."
"Only few of the gospel ministers will come out like him to not only confess but also, take the back seat. I must commend his bold step. More grace to bounce back gallantly."
Jeremiah Jere Bawala Olubo:
"This is the true nature of a man who fears Jehovah. One of the characteristics of great men of God in the Bible is when they were bold as you are today to write about even their mistakes for us to learn from them.
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"May God comfort your wife and inspire her to remember the words of prophet Isaiah that says old things has passed away. Remember them no more. Now as you have shown your humility; all is been made new through Christ."
Fans tell Mercy Aigbe's ex-hubby to do DNA test for their son
Not long after Mercy Aigbe unveiled her new man online, numerous Nigerians were quick to come up with different speculations including claims about her son, Juwon.
A photo collage was made of the actress’ new man, Adekaz, alongside a photo of her son as well as a picture of her ex-husband, Lanre Gentry.
Some internet users claimed that there was a striking resemblance between Juwon and Mercy Aigbe’s new husband, Adekaz.
Not stopping there, online users went ahead to advise Aigbe’s ex-husband, Gentry, to carry out a paternity test on the young boy to be sure he fathered him.