Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has joined other mourners to condole the Ohinoyi of Ebira land, HRH Alhaji Ado Ibrahim over the demise of his son, Rahaman Ado Ibrahim, adding that the unfortunate incident is a personal loss to him and his family given the long years of friendship he has maintained with the royal family.
In a press statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mohammed Onogwu, Governor Bello said the news of Rahaman’s death came as a rude shock to him.
While offering his condolences to the bereaved family, the Governor who said as sad as the situation is, further urged them to see it as an act ordained by God, and enjoined them continue to offer prayers for the almighty Allah to grant him paradise.
“It was with deep shock and profound sadness but with total submission to the will of Almighty Allah that i learnt of the demise of my brother, Malam Rahaman Ado Ibrahim whose sad event took place on Thursday 22 March, 2019 at a prime age of 43”.
“I wish to on behalf of the people and government of Kogi State, express my most sincere condolences to our father, Dr. Ado Ibrahim and members of his entire household over the death of his son. Our hearts and prayers are with you even as you go through this phase of life. May almighty Allah accept his soul into his paradise. Do accept our sincere condolences”.
The late Rahaman Ado Ibrahim was a Lagos-based successful businessman, philanthropist and proud ambassador of Kogi state who was exemplary in all his conducts and engagements.