Nigeria, June 1 -- Though Nigerian gospel music star, Sammie Okposo, may be dead, his birthday was still a cause for a celebration on Tuesday night, 30 May, in the Nigeria gospel music scene.

What would have been Mr Okposo's 52nd birthday was observed with tributes from his family, colleagues and fans across social media.

It was heartwarming to see his legacy and contributions to the Nigerian gospel music scene still being celebrated, even after his passing - a testament of his impact on his fans and colleagues.

The passing of Okposo at the age of 51 shocked many who recognised him as one of Nigeria's most talented gospel musicians and songwriters.

After starting his career as a soundtrack producer for Nigerian films in 1992, he achie...