Sammie Okposo, a popular Nigerian Gospel singer and Welu Welu crooner, died unexpectedly, according to his family.
Kemi Filani had previously reported that the music producer collapsed and died on Friday morning at the age of 51.
According to Okposo’s family, they are comforted because they believe the gospel singer is happily singing with the angels in heaven.
“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.”