Senior pastor of House on the Rock Church, Paul Adefarasin, led a night of tributes for late gospel singer, Sammie Okposo on Friday at the church’s annual gospel musical concert, The Experience.
Recall that the music minister died on Friday, November 25, at the age of 51.
During the 17th edition of the gospel concert, which was held in Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos last night, the congregation paid tribute to late Sammie Okposo.
“I’ll like you to stand on your feet for one minute as we observe a moment of silence for a legend in gospel music who passed away about a week ago. I speak of a man who graced this platform many times over the last 17 years who has entered the golden and pearly gates of glory. None other than minister Sammie Okposo now of blessed memory.
“Would you please join me in your thoughts and prayers. Consider his wife Ozioma and his daughter as we observe a moment of silence for Sammie Okposo.” Adefarasin said while addressing the congregation.
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In other news, UK-based Ghanaian gospel singer, Sonnie Badu has showered praises on Ozzy Okposo, wife of his late Nigerian colleague, Sammie Okposo, for her unwavering love and support for the singer.
Recall that the veteran gospel artiste died peacefully in his sleep on Friday morning, November 25, after suffering an undisclosed ailment.
His death come months after he was embroiled in a messy adultery scandal. It would be recalled that In January, the ‘Wellu Wellu’ crooner, admitted to cheating on his wife when he travelled to the US in late 2021.
Sammie Okposo had urged Nigerians to pray for him as he suspended himself from all ministry work until he’s fully restored and forgiven by God.
Following his death, singer Sonnie Badu appreciated and praised Ozzy for standing by her husband during his scandalous moments.
He described Ozzy as a ‘good woman, and disclosed that Sammie Okposo told him many nice things about his wife, and how she supported him when he needed her the most. Read here.