The family of popular Nigerian Gospel singer and Welu Welu crooner, Sammie Okposo have released an official statement regarding his sudden death.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that the music producer slumped on Friday morning, November 25 and died at the age of 51.
According to the statement by Okposo’s family, they are consoled because they are convinced that the gospel singer is happily singing with the angels in heaven.
They asked that the family be left to grieve peacefully while burial arrangements be communicated later.
“We are the 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.”