Sammie Okposo to be buried in Lagos on Thursday


The funeral arrangements for gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, have been announced by the family.

Recall that the singer died in November 25, at the age of 51.

A tribute night will be held for him on Tuesday, December 13 in Lagos State, followed by a service of songs on Wednesday.

The funeral service for Sammie Okposo will take place on Thursday December 15 and will be a private affair.

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when the family of the Welu Welu crooner released an official statement regarding his sudden death.

However, according to the official statement by Hector Okposo, on behalf of the family they are consoled because Sammie is happily singing with the angels in heaven.

“We are consoled because we know he is with Jesus singing with the angels.”

The statement added, “We kindly request that the family is allowed to grieve peacefully at this time.”

Okposo made headlines early in the year after he publicly apologized to his wife, Ozioma for cheating on her with another lady in the United States.

In the apology which was shared on his Instagram page, the singer lamented over the incident which he noted happened in 2021.

The singer further stated that the development has seen him step aside from ministerial work until “full restoration.”

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