……Described him as a father figure
By Abubakar Garba
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said he received with deep shock the demise of the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, His Majesty, Dr Ado Abdulrahman Ibrahim, whom he described as a father figure.
Hotpen reports that, the first-class Kogi state monarch was reportedly dead on Sunday morning at a health facility in Abuja ascended the throne of his forefathers on June 2nd, 1997.
The APC national chairman in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Edwin Olofu described the Kogi first-class monarch as “a father figure who lived his life for the growth of Ebiraland in particular, Kogi state, and Nigeria in general”.
The statement added that the late Ohinoyi’s leadership reflected his humility, as he was passionate, hardworking, and hospitable towards his subjects both at home and diaspora.
According to him, the fascinating life and journey of Ado Abdulrahman Ibrahim’s life is a testimony of his resilience, wisdom, and dedication to tradition.
The former governor of Kano state said that late Ado Abdulrahman Ibrahim’s reign as the 4th Ohinoyi of Ebiraland left an indelible mark on Ebiraland, while his commitment to discipline serves as an inspiration for generations yet unborn.
Ganduje commiserated with the Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the immediate family of the late monarch, and Kogite in general over the loss.
He prayed God to forgive his shortcomings and grant the departed soul eternal rest.