The Paramount ruler of Ebiraland, Dr. AbdulRahman Ado Ibrahim has died.
Ado Ibrahim, the Ohinoyi, died in the early hours of Sunday.
According to reports, the paramount ruler died at the age of 95 in an Abuja hospital where he had been receiving treatment for age-related ailment and will be buried in line with Islamic rites.
Brief Biography Of Ado Ibrahim
The deceased was coronated in 1997 as the Ohinoyi of Ebira land by the then-Governor of Kogi State, the late Prince Abubakar Audu. He took over from his predecessor, Sanni Omolorim who reigned between 1957 and 1997.
The late Ado Ibrahim was born on February 7, 1929, and attended both Western Nursery and Quranic schools. He proceeded to conclude his primary education in 1940 at the Native Authority (NA) primary school in Okene, Northern Region (now Kogi State).
Commencing his secondary school education at Ondo Boys High School, he later moved to Oduduwa College, where he graduated in 1949.
He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1954 and a master’s degree from Harvard Business School in 1959.