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Nigerian celebrities attend Sammie Okposo’s night of tributes



Nigerian entertainers including Segun Arinze, Ali Baba, Chinedu Ikedieze, and Charles Inojie on Tuesday attended a night of tributes for the late gospel singer Sammie Okposo.

The event was held at the La Madison Place, Oniru in Lagos.

Segun who spoke at the night of tributes recounted the happy moments he shared with Sammie and the times they worked together.

The actor popularly known as Black Arrow described Sammie as an “extremely funny guy”, adding that there was never a dull moment with the latter.

The event also witnessed emotional performances by gospel singers Tope Alabi, Mike Abdul and Efe Nathan.

While Tope sang a farewell and worship song, Mike led the choir in high praise.

Music artiste Timi Dakolo and comedian Apororo also performed at the event.

Sammie Okposo, aged 51, died in his sleep on Friday, November 25.

He will be buried at a private ceremony on December 16.

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