The project manager of popular gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, Hillary Vincent, has denied media reports claiming the Wellu Wellu crooner slumped and died on Friday, November 25.
It would be recalled we reported earlier that the gospel artiste passed away last Friday, and so many reports claimed he slumped and died.
Revealing the true cause of Sammie’s death, Vincent in an interview with Punch, said late Okposo died in his sleep.
In his words, he said, “It is not true that Sammie slumped and died. That report is false. At the right time, the family will set the records straight. But, I can tell you authoritatively that he did not slump. Rather, he just did not wake up from his sleep.
As regards the funeral arrangements, the details will be made known by the family. But right now, they are still in grief and mourning the departed singer.”
Th 51-year-old singer left behind his wife, Ozzy, and children.
Meanwhile, Nigerian comedian, Oluwaseyitan Aletile, better known as Seyi Law has joined his colleagues in the entertainment industry to pay tribute to late Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo.
In his words, he wrote; “Uncle Sammie, Rest In Power and sing those powerful praises in heaven. Please give my mum a hug for me. Your words, ‘this Seyi no well o, how you take dey think all these things.’ God, please comfort your wife and everyone you left behind. Rest on the soldier of Christ and minister of songs.”