Kogi former commissioner, traditional ruler dies

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Former Commissioner of education and the traditional ruler of Enmonoja ogugu in olamaboro Local government area of Kogi State, HRH Chief James Ayegba Akor (JP) is dead

According to a family statement made available to newsmen in lokoja, Chief Akor  died recently after a brief illness.

Born on 21st January 1961 in Ogbofe Ogugu in Olamaboro Local government  area of the State, the traditional ruler was a renowned educationist

He was elected as a Councillor in Ankpa local government, of the then old Benue State between 1987-1989 and became the pioneer  Executive Chairman of Olamaboro local government Kogi State  between1991-1993).

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Chief Akor was later appointed as Commissioner of Education between 2003-2005 by the then governor Ibrahim Idris.

He held the chieftency title of  Ochinawata1 of Essodo Enugu Ezike, Enugu state before he was appointed a traditional ruler of  Aidokoanya odari Enmonoja Ogugu of  kogi state.

He was also appointed World Ambassador of Peace  in 2013

According to the statement, the monarch Burial  rites will take place between10th-11th September 2020 at his residence in ogugu odo Japan along  Adumu Road in Olamaboro Local government  area of the  State.

He is Survived with four  wives and Sixteen  Children.




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