The Nigerian entertainment industry was thrown into sad mood following the death of popular gospel singer, Sammie Okposo.
Vanguard confirmed that the singer died this morning. He was 51.
Following the announcement, fans and other celebrities took to their social media accounts to mourn the late singer.
Comedienne Lepacious Bose wrote on Instagram, “No! Nooo!! I refuse to accept this report. Lord, please no.”
Comedian Woli Arole said “May the Lord comfort the Okposo family. Rest In Peace, Sammie Okposo.”
Actress Empress Njamah wrote on Instagram, “Sammy why? Why? Answer me. This cut is too DEEP. So many questions that needs answers.
A fan on twitte,r @oba_west_, said, “The news of your death is really shocking Mr. Sammie Okposo. Rest in peace.”
“I met Sammie Okposo in London, and we agreed to film an episode of the podcast. We exchanged numbers and kept in touch, finding the right time and schedule. Rest in peace. Strength to his family,” entertainment writer, Joey Akan, tweeted.
After calling to pray for me on my birthday, you didn’t tell me it was the last time we will speak. REST IN PEACE @sammieokposo.”
@_realkingsley Sammie Okposo, you came and did your best for humanityto the glory of God. RIP!