Beninese music stars died at age 76

Here are 1 famous musicians from Benin died at 76:

Samuel Oshoffa

Samuel Oshoffa (May 19, 1909 Porto-Novo-September 10, 1985 Lagos) was a Beninese personality.

He was the founder of the Celestial Church of Christ, one of the largest and most influential churches in Africa. Oshoffa started the church in 1947 after a divine revelation he received while working as a woodcutter in Dahomey.

Under his leadership, the church grew rapidly, with branches established in several countries around the world. Oshoffa was known for his powerful preaching and healing abilities, and his followers believed him to be a prophet.

Aside from his religious work, Oshoffa was also involved in the political scene in Benin, serving as a member of the National Assembly in the 1970s. His death was a great loss to the church and the people of Benin, who continue to hold him in high esteem.

He died in traffic collision.

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