The cause of his death is not yet clear as of press time but the gospel singer was said to have slumped, indicating that the probable cause could be heart-related.
Here are quick facts to know about Sammie Okposo:
- Sammie Okposo who hails from Delta, Southern Nigeria was born on May 30, 1971.
- Before his death, the 51-year-old was also a music producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment.
- He released his first album “Unconditional Love” in 2000, with the hit single “Welu-Welu”.
- He has collaborated with many other artistes in the gospel and soul music fields, including Marvellous Odiete on “Follow You”.
- His most recent album “The Statement” (2018), was produced by the Grammy-winning Kevin Bond.
- Okposo got married to his wife, Ozioma in July 2010.
- He is a gospel artiste who is known all over the world and has won many awards in Nigeria. He won Gospel Artiste of the Year in 2006; Gospel Music Awards in 2013; Amen Awards; Fame Music Awards in 1994, among others.