A Praise Party Industry Tribute Night was held on Tuesday in honor of late gospel artist, Sammie Okposo at La Madison Place, Oniru, Lagos state to bid a final farewell to ‘Oluwa e tobi’ Crooner whose demise was on the 25th of November.
During the video collection of late Sammie’s beautiful and funny moments which was played before the audience,his wife, Ozioma couldn’t hold it any longer as she broke down in tears.
Also his colleagues who have been impacted by him were given the chance to pay their tributes in the likes of Byron Cage, a renown gospel artist in the US , appreciated Sammie for impacting his life and Music. “We got a chance to travel through out Africa and Europe. Till we meet again my brother and thank God our paths crossed,” Cage said.
Pastor John Hannah from Chicago, United States, saluted Sammie, saying, “To Ozioma, death is not always easy. To the family, be encouraged. I will miss him.” Kevin Bond, a producer based in the US said in a live video that it was through Sammie that he first touched down in Nigeria. “My family here knows his music. Listen, we lost a great one,” he said. Other renowned gospel artists in the US like Jonathan Nelson,Phil Thompson blessed the memories they shared with the late singer. Leading Nigerian gospel artist, Sinach, after reading a Bible verse to the audience, promised to stand with the deceased family. “I want to say that God is faithful, no matter what. Sammie was amazing to our family. We love you Ozy,” Sinach said.