Popular gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, is dead.
CEOAFRICA gathered that he died on Friday morning.
His project manager, Hillary Vincent, confirmed the news.
Responding to inquiries, he said’ “Yes it’s true. It happened this morning.”
Vincent did not say the cause of death but there are speculations that he slumped and died.
The Wellu Wellu master, as he was fondly called, was an internationally-recognised music producer, psalmist and CEO of Zamar Entertainment.
He released his first album 'Addicted' in 2004.
Okposo bagged multiple awards including KORA Best Gospel Artiste in Africa (2006); Crown SABC Best of African Gospel (2014); Afro Hollywood UK Best Gospel Artiste (2005); NEA Best Gospel Artiste of the Year (2007&2013) and NMA Best Contemporary Gospel Artiste among others
His death comes months after he was embroiled in an adultery scandal.
He had in a lengthy Instagram post, urged Nigerians to pray for him.
Okposo had admitted to cheating on his wife when he travelled to the US in late 2021.
The 51-year-old also suspended himself from all ministry work until full restoration as he sought forgiveness from God.
More details later…