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Dying denied us alternative to have fun Sammie Okposo – Duke

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He mentioned that the group deliberate to have fun Okposo, a Gospel singer, popularly referred to as ‘Welu Welu Grasp” in its CIG Evening in September, but it surely was shifted attributable to his engagements.

NAN experiences that the 51-year-old Delta-born veteran singer and music producer, slumped and died on Nov. 25.

His brother, Hector Okposo, had in his deal with on Instagram, confirmed the musician’s demise on account of coronary heart assault.

Okposo was the Chief Government Officer of Zamar Leisure.

In line with Duke, Sammie Okposo, my brother, I refused to just accept that you’ve gone. I’m nonetheless in shock and in need of phrases.

“Even, when it has been confirmed since yesterday, as a result of demise denied us the chance to have fun you as agreed.

“We deliberate to have fun him final Friday in September at our month-to-month CIG Evening, however Okposo mentioned that he will probably be travelling to America.

“So, we have been ready earlier than this unhappy improvement and that chance was by no means actualised.

“It is a very painful and deep wound, my coronary heart bleeds as a result of we now have misplaced an incredible expertise, a artistic music legend and a Gospel singer, who has put in a lot within the business.

“Having recognized him, grew up and struggled within the metropolis of Lagos with him for over 30 years in music, he performed as a keyboardist, whereas I used to be a drummer. I’ll personally miss him,” he mentioned.

In line with him, Okposo was vigorous; at any time when he mounts the stage, picked the mic, his lyrics and voice lits up, raise souls and makes everybody dance and glad.

The CIG chief described the late Okposo because the longest-standing gospel artiste who’ve made his mark within the business.

“His music will stay evergreen within the gospel music scene,” he mentioned.

Duke mentioned that Okposo, till his demise, was an lively member of CIG Music Sector, including that his demise had created a vacuum and left members in a state of mourning.

Whereas expressing condolence to the household, he mentioned that the chief members of CIG would go to the fast household and determine with burial association because it unfolds.