Sammie Okposo deactivates Instagram, Twitter accounts

Sammie Okposo

Gospel singer Sammie Okposo has deactivated his Instagram and Twitter accounts.’s check on his Instagram and Twitter accounts on Thursday, January 27 shows that the singer’s accounts have been deactivated.

This came after his apology post was taken down from his social media accounts.

The gospel singer also postponed his Instagram live session with Azuh Arinze, publisher of Yes International Magazine which was scheduled to hold yesterday, Wednesday, 26.

Announcing the postponement of the interview on Instagram Mr Arinze said: “Dear friends, Good evening and hope we are all doing great? This is to announce the postponement of my long-scheduled Instagram Live with gifted gospel artiste @sammieokposo I will let you know when we agree on a new date. Thanks so much for your understanding and best regards. Azuh Arinze.”

Dumanis International Gospel Centre has also removed Okposo’s name from the list of gospel artistes slated to minister at a concert on Friday, January 28, 2022. recalls that the singer made headlines on Tuesday after tendering a public apology to his wife, fans and congregation for having an affair with a US-based lady identified as African Doll. He also announced that he would be stepping down from his ministry.

He said: “On my recent trip to the USA (Late 2021), I got intimately involved with a lady, knowing that this was not appropriate as a married man and a minister of the gospel. I am ashamed and regret my actions as it has caused a lot of pain to my dear wife, Ozioma, my family and I.

“As I work in making peace with God, repenting and asking for His forgiveness, I am suspending myself from all ministry work until full restoration as this is what is proper and what I know I owe God and His people.”

Addressing his wife Ozioma, he said, “To my wife, Ozioma. I am sincerely sorry I put you through this shameful and embarrassing situation. I broke your trust and disappointed you. Your forgiveness of my moral failure and poor judgment is important to me. I pray I will eventually be able to build back the trust and confidence every single day for the rest of my life.”