The death of gospel musician, Sammie Okposo has elicited grief among Nigerian celebrities and other important personalities.
The singer died on Friday morning after he slumped.
Taking to Instagram after the incident, Nollywood veteran, Richard Mofe Damijo aka RMD, reminisced on the last moment he shared with the late musician.
According to the grieving actor, he was with Okposo last month in the United States.
RMD wrote, “This was exactly a month ago in the US. We spent 2 weeks together and fellowshipped as men. Ate, drank and, as I’m known to do, teased you. Toks or Jedi, would drive you to me and we would spend the entire day together. Made plans for the new year… yet here I’m struggling and looking for words to capture our relationship.Sam Okpoooo as only me can call you, this was not the plan o. This one pain me enter blood.
My Prayers are with your family as you Rest in power, peace and praise.”
In the same vein, journalist cum politician, Chief Dele Momodu recalled his friendship with the late musician. Sharing a photo of the Okposo and late Jaiye Aboderin, Momodu wrote, “It is always so sad to hear sad news about a loved one… SAMMIE OKPOSO (left) and I have come a long way and we shared many fond memories… I’m still too devastated to say much for now… He was one of the greatest Gospel Singers on Planet Earth… Now, I have lost a very dear Brother who endlessly showered me with love… In the middle of this picture taken decades ago was JAIYE ABODERIN whose death shook the world in 2004… May their beautiful souls rest in peace…”
Sammie Okposo died at the age of 51.