Tears as Sammie Okposo is buried in Lagos
There were tears and wailing from family and friends on Thursday when popular gospel singer and Chief Executive Officer of Zamar Entertainment, Sammie Okposo, was buried in Lagos.
The singer died on November 25 at the age of 51. According to his manager, he slept and didn’t wake up, contrary to reports that he slumped and died.
A video obtained shows the moment Okposo was laid to rest with family and friends paying their last respect.
A night of tributes had earlier been held for the singer at La Madison Place, Oniru, Lagos, on Tuesday, with fellow singers Tope Alabi and Timi Dakolo performing.
The event also had in attendance top celebrities like AY Comedian, Ali Baba, Charles Inojie, Segun Arinze, and Desmond Elliot among others.
Okposo broke into the limelight with his first single ‘Welu Welu’, which was on his first album, ‘Unconditional Love’.
He followed the single with more successful songs like ‘Na only you’ which was part of the ‘No More Drama’ album.
He was last seen performing at the Sammie Okposo Praise Party in Lagos on November 4, 2022.