Sammie Okposo Biography, Songs and Death


Sammie Okposo Biography, Songs and Death

Sammie Okposo Biography

The Wellu Wellu master, as he was fondly called, was an internationally-recignised music producer, psalmist, and CEO of Zamar Entertainment.

Nigeria musician, Sammie Okposo, was inarguably one of the most popular and longest-standing gospel artists in the country.

With a fan base ranging across the continent and the world at large, Okposo performed both on local and international stages. He most recently held a concert in London, in October 2022.

Sammie Okposo started his music career as a soundtrack producer for Nollywood in 1992. He was well-known at that time in the small circle of Nollywood actors and producers.

He later began to get more career flashpoints when he started the Sammie Okposo Praise Party, a platform that brought many up-and-coming Nigerian gospel artistes into the scene.

The Niger Delta-born music star was known for emboldening the gospel music scene by taking his music away from the quiet confines of the church.

He released his first album Unconditional Love in 2000.


Sammie Okposo Death

The singer died on Friday morning at the age of 51. His project manager, Hillary Vincent, confirmed the news to our correspondent via phone call.

Responding to inquiries, he said, “Yes it’s true. It happened this morning.” Vincent, however, declined further comments on the singer’s demise as he did not disclose the cause of the death.

 However, unverified sources on the Internet stated that the singer slumped before he was pronounced dead.


Sammie Okposo Songs 

Here are some of Okposo’s records that will remain evergreen in the gospel music scene.

  • Welu Welu
  • Jump and Shout
  • Naija Praise
  • Lift Him High
  • Na Only You I know
  • Na Only You I Know’ is the ninth from his 2006 album, ‘No more Drama
  • Jehovah Idi Ebube
  • Baba Ye


Sammie Okposo died Friday morning at the age of 51.

While he is no more, Okposo has definitely made an indelible mark in the music industry, and his voice will live on for many years to come.

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