Late Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo’s wife, Ozioma, was devastated and couldn’t control her tears at the burial ceremony of the late singer.
Sammie, who died in his sleep at the age of 51 on Monday, November 28, was laid to rest on Thursday, December 15, in Lagos state.
He was buried at a private cemetery in Ikoyi, Lagos, after a funeral service officiated by the lead pastor of House on the Rock, Paul Adefarasin, and lead pastor at The L.O.G.I.C (Love Of God In Christ) Church Dr Flourish Peters.
At the cemetery, the bereaved widow of the late singer, Ozioma, was inconsolable as she wept profusely when the customized casket with Sammie Okposo’s name was being lowered into the ground.
Her family and friends, who gathered to mourn her late husband, had to help her when it was time to pour sand into the grave.
Watch the heartbreaking video below,
The funeral rites of the veteran singer kicked off with a farewell praise party in Lagos on Tuesday night, December 13.
Music ministers and top celebrities such as actor Segun Arinze, Timi Dakolo, Tope Alabi, AY comedian, Alibaba, Charles Inojie, and Chinedu “Aki” Ikedieze, among others, attended the event, which took place at the La Madison Place in Oniru, Lagos.
Videos from the event have surfaced online, and a touching clip showed the moment the late singer’s wife, Ozioma, broke down in tears as she watched an old video of herself and her husband play on the screen.