Gospel singer Sammie Okposo issues public apology and suspends from ministry
Popular gospel artist, Sammie Okposo issued a public apology to his wife, Ozioma, and his fans on Tuesday after he confessed to cheating on his wife.
Master Wellu Wellu, as he is affectionately known, took to his Instagram account to reveal that when he traveled to the United States he was involved in an intimate relationship with another woman.
He wrote: “Dear friends, I have to bring a very unfortunate incident to your attention as I am not proud of it, but please know that it is the right thing to do.
“During my recent trip to the United States (late 2021), I became intimately involved with a lady, knowing that it was not appropriate as a married man and minister of the gospel. I am ashamed and regret my actions as it has caused my dear wife, Ozioma, my family and me much pain.
“As I work to make peace with God, repenting and asking for forgiveness, I suspend myself from all ministry work until full restoration as that is what is appropriate and what I know I owe God and his people.
“To my wife, Ozioma, I am sincerely sorry for putting you through this shameful and embarrassing situation. I have broken your trust and disappointed you.
“Your forgiveness for my moral failure and poor judgment means a lot to me. I pray that I may eventually rebuild trust and confidence each day.
“I want to take this moment and apologize to all the Fathers and Mothers of the Faith and Ministers of the Gospel for my behavior and my moral failure.
“I wouldn’t be here without your investment and your belief in what God has called me to do. I sincerely apologize for this embarrassing situation.
“To anyone who has been in my ministry, followed my ministry, or knows me personally, I am so sorry to have disappointed you.
“I regret any pain or disappointment this news of my moral failure and poor judgment may cause you and I am truly sorry to have disappointed you.
“I humbly ask you to continue to pray for me.”
It comes just 24 hours after a US-based woman, identified as African Doll, accused the singer of getting her pregnant.
The woman revealed this on Monday while talking to a YouTuber on Obodo Oyibo TV, saying Okposo dumped her after telling her about the pregnancy.
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