The Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Ado Ibrahim, has died.
The monarch is believed to have died in the early hours of Sunday with President Bola Tinubu among the first mourners.
Tinubu expressed his condolences to the government and people of Kogi State on the death of the monarch.
The President, in a statement by spokesperson Ajuri Ngelale, said Ohinoyi’s death is a painful loss and described the late monarch as peace-loving, affable and cerebral.
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“The Ohinoyi of Ebiraland was one of a kind. He was highly respected and admired for his deep knowledge, wisdom and sophistication. He had a masterful way of handling problems. He was very knowledgeable and wise.
“May Almighty Allah grant His Majesty Aljannah Firdaus,” the president prayed.
President Tinubu called on the good people of Kogi State to take solace in the legacy of peace and fellowship left by the late monarch.