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Family confirms Sammie Okposo’s death



The family of Nigerian gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, has confirmed his death.

The 51-year-old collapsed and died in a Lagos hospital on Friday.

In a statement signed by one Hector Okposo the family confirmed that the award-winning musician died on Friday morning.

The family was however silent on the cause of his death.

The statement read: “It is with a heavy heart but with total submission to God that I announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, Minister of God, Sammie Okposo.

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“Sammie slept and went to be with the Lord on the morning of Friday, November 25, 2022.

“More details about the burial will be communicated soon.

“We are consoled because we know that he is with Jesus singing with angels. We kindly request that the family is allowed to grieve peacefully at this time.”

Read the statement below.

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