Biography of Minister Sammie Uyoyo Okposo

Minister Sammie Uyoyo Okposo was a Nigerian gospel musician born and raised in Delta State of Nigeria. He was born on 30th May 1971.

Full Biography of Minister Sammie Uyoyo Okposo

Minister Sammie Okposo was also a music producer and chief executive officer (CEO) of Zamar Entertainment. He released his first album Addicted in 2004 and grew in stardom to collaborate with many other gospel stars including renowned gospel singer Marvellous Odiete on "Follow You." Other international gospel popular artistes Okposo had worked with included Donnie Mcclurkin, Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton, Kirk Franklin and Cece Winans among others.

Minister Sammie Okposo had performed regularly at many gospel shows and concerts in Africa, Europe, and North America and these earned him global recognition. He had a platform for a series of concerts called Sammie Okposo Praise Party – SOPP where his songs were curated and used for consumption.

Minister Sammie Okposo was happily married to his heartthrob, Mrs Ozioma Okposo.
The 51-year-old bagged multiple awards on local and global stages in his lifetime. Among the awards were Best Contemporary Gospel Artiste for Power of Music and Praise Awards in 2002, Best Male Gospel Artiste in Africa for Kora Awards, South Africa in 2003.

He also won the Trailblazer of the African Gospel Music Awards, in the United Kingdom in 2012 and in 2017, he won Male Artiste of the year for African Gospel Music and Media Awards, UK.

Minister Sammie Okposo died on 25th November 2022 at the age of 51. 

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