Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed sadness over the death of the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Dr. Abdulraham Ado Ibrahim.
Naija News earlier reported that Ibrahim died peacefully in the early hours of Sunday, October 29, 2023, at the age of 94.
It was gathered that the monarch passed away around 2 a.m. at a hospital in Abuja, and arrangements are currently being made to move the late monarch’s body to Okene, where he will be buried.
In a statement via his X handle on Sunday, Atiku said the death of the monarch, who is a custodian of the traditional norms and an inspiration to his people, is painful during this period of national crisis when his services are needed the most.
The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), therefore, commiserated with the people of Ebira land and the government and people of Kogi State over the death of the monarch.
He wrote: “I am saddened by the news of the passing of the Ohinoyi of Ebira land, Dr. Ado Ibrahim in the early hours of today.
“It is even more saddening that the paramount ruler of Ebira land, a custodian of our traditional norms and an inspiration to his people left us at this period of national crisis when his services are needed the most.
“I, on behalf of my family, commiserate with the people of Ebira land and the government and people of Kogi State over this loss.
“I pray that Allah, the benevolent and the merciful, will forgive his sins and grant him eternal rest in paradise.”
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