BREAKING: Ohinoyi of Ebira land, Ado Ibrahim dies at 95

A paramount ruler in Kogi State, the Ohinoyi of Ebira land, Ado Ibrahim, has joined his ancestors.

He died in the early hours of Sunday after a brief illness.

The prominent monarch, who died at the age of 95, will be buried according to Islamic rites.

It could be recalled that the late Ado Ibrahim was coronated in 1997 as the Ohinoyi of Ebira land by the then-Governor of Kogi State, late Prince Abubakar Audu.

He took over from the his predecessor Alhaji Sanni Omolorim who reigned between 1957 and 1997.

Born on February 7, 1929, late Ado Ibrahim 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.


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