The Paramount ruler of Ebira land, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Ado Ibrahim, the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland died at the age of 95 years after a brief illness.
StandardTimes gathered that he had been sick for some time and had been treated in a private hospital in Abuja before joining his ancestors early hours of Sunday.
However, his remains are expected to be brought to Okene for burial according to Muslim rites.
Early life of the late king Dr. Ado Ibrahim
He was born February 7, 1929, and is the fourth traditional ruler and current Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, a traditional state with headquarters in Okene, Kogi State.
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 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.
He was crowned in 1997 as the Ohinoyi of Ebira land by the then governor of Kogi State, late Prince Abubakar Audu and he took over from his predecessor Alhaji
Sanni Omolori who reigned between 1957 and 1997