Here’s the truth about why gospel singer Samuel Onoja arrived church in coffin

Gospel singer Samuel Onoja

In the late hours of Friday, gospel singer Samuel Onoja sparked reactions on social media with photos of himself arriving at church service in a coffin.

The photos were from a programme titled, ‘Funeral Service – Death Of Self.’

Sharing photos from the event on his Facebook page on Friday, Onoja wrote, “Thank you Jalingo City !!! So much overwhelmed by the testimonies we received after this Experience.

“We return all glory to God for the impact, transformed lives and many others. Welcome Once again to Funeral Service — Death of Self (Die Daily).”

The dramatic photos which have since gone viral, left many wondering about the reason behind the display.

Gospel singer Samuel Onoja arrives Jalingo church in coffin

Explaining the reason for the display in a brief statement on Facebook via 300 Empire, a Christian record label and sponsor of the event, it was stated that the ceremony was a funeral service and the display serves as a means of “reaching our generation with the truth of God’s love and salvation.”

“Funeral Service is more than coffins and theatrics. We are reaching our generation with the truth of God’s love and salvation,” the post read.