Sammie Okposo, internationally acclaimed Nigerian gospel music artist, is dead.
Family sources disclosed that the music producer slumped on Friday morning and died.
He was aged 51.
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.”
He was also a music producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment. He released his first album Addicted in 2004.
He has collaborated with many other artists in the gospel and soul music fields, he collaborated with popular gospel singer Marvellous Odiete on “Follow You”, has performed regularly in Africa, Europe, and North America, and curates a series of concerts called SOPP (Sammie Okposo Praise Party). His most recent album, The Statement (2018), was produced by the Grammy-winning Kevin Bond.
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