President Buhari condoles with Okposo’s family
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed condolences to the family of late gospel singer, Sammie Okposo.
The Special Adviser to the president on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, announced this in a statement.
The singer passed on yesterday, Friday morning, at the age of 51.
The presidential statement read;
President Muhammadu Buhari sympathises with family, friends, and professional associates of renowned gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, whose demise on Friday left many in Nigeria and across the world severely shocked.
President Buhari commiserates with the Christian community, particularly Okposo’s colleagues in gospel music and the younger generation, who have over the years identified with his elevating style of praise and worship.
The President notes the unique platform of worship created by Okposo, Okposo Praise Party, his creative contributions to the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood, and the inspiring role he played in grooming talents and mentoring them to stardom.
President Buhari prays for the repose of the musician’s soul, urging the family to find solace in his investments of love.
Sammie is survived by his wife, Ozioma and children.