March 20, 2023



Buhari, celebrites, followers mourn Sammie Okposo

President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian entertainers and followers of the late singer, Sammie Okposo, have despatched their condolences.

A press release launched the Particular Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina reads, “President Muhammadu Buhari sympathises with household, buddies, {and professional} associates of famend gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, whose demise on Friday left many in Nigeria and internationally severely shocked.

“President Buhari commiserates with the Christian neighborhood, notably Okposo’s colleagues in gospel music and the youthful era, who’ve over time recognized along with his elevating model of reward and worship.

“The President notes the distinctive platform of worship created by Okposo, Okposo Reward Occasion, his artistic contributions to the Nigerian movie trade, Nollywood, and the inspiring function he performed in grooming abilities and mentoring them to stardom.

“President Buhari prays for the repose of the musician’s soul, urging the household to seek out solace in his investments of affection.”

Reacting to his demise, fellow gospel singer, Tosin Bee, wrote, “Wow! Nonetheless can’t consider this. Simply final evening we have been speaking about reaching out to you in the present day, that it’s time to launch this mission that you simply love a lot.

“You poured your self into it, and always following up on the standing. Simply once we are about to launch this mission Haaaaaaaa!”

Comedienne Lepacious Bose wrote on Instagram, “No! Nooo!! I refuse to simply accept this report. Lord, please no.”

Comic Woli Arole mentioned, “Could the Lord consolation the Okposo household. Relaxation In Peace, Sammie Okposo.”

Tweep from followers reads; @brotherpd, “2022 was actually a protracted yr for you sir. You’ll without end be remembered. RIP Sammie Okposo.”

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“I met Sammie Okposo in London, and we agreed to movie an episode of the podcast. We exchanged numbers and saved in contact, discovering the correct time and schedule. Relaxation in peace. Power to his household,” leisure author, Joey Akan, tweeted.