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Sammie Okposo’s Wife, Ozioma Weeps Profusely As She Pours Sand Into Husband’s Grave (Video)
Ozioma Okposo, wife of the late Nigerian Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, was heartbroken she poured sand into her husband’s grave at his burial.
Naija News earlier reported that the funeral rites of the singer, who died on November 25, 2022, kick-started with the Farewell Praise Party (S.O.P.P.) which was held at La Madison Place in Oniru, Lagos.
The gospel act who was 51 years as at the time of his death was buried at a private cemetery at Ikoyi after Church service.
Flourish Peters the Lead Pastor at The L.O.G.I.C (Love Of God In Christ) Church and Pastor Paul Adefarasin of House on the Rock ministered at the service.
Friends, family members, and relatives of the late singer donned white attire to witness the burial.
In a video that emerged online, Ozioma couldn’t control her emotions as she wept by the graveside after the coffin was lowered into the ground.
Mourners could be seen assisting her when it was time to pour sand into the grave.
Sammie Okposo Honoured In Death
Meanwhile, in honour of the memory of the ace gospel artiste, the organizers of the Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards have renamed the best Soundtrack in the movie category after the late ‘Wellu Wellu’ singer, who in his lifetime was described as a general in God’s army and took the gospel beyond the church.
The organizers announced the last-minute change to make the 2022 edition, which was held on Saturday, December 3, in Owerri, Imo State, a truly memorable one.