By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
The paramount ruler of Ebira people of Kogi State, the Ohinoyi of Ebira, Abdulrahman Ado-Ibrahim, has passed on.
The Daily Reality gathered that the monarch died on Saturday night after a brief illness in Okene at the age of 94.
“His death will be announced officially, during the day”, a source told The Daily Reality.
The deceased king was enthroned on the seat of his forbears in 1997 and his reign was relatively peaceful.
His Majesty was born on February 7, 1929. He attended both Western nursery and Quranic schools, and went on to conclude his primary education in 1940 at the Native Authority (NA) primary school in Okene, Northern Region (now Kogi State). He, began his secondary school education at Ondo Boys High School and later on moved to Oduduwa College, where he graduated in 1949. In 1954, he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a master’s degree from Harvard Business School in 1959.