Ebiraland mourns the loss of a venerable leader today, as His Royal Highness, Alhaji Dr. Ado Ibrahim, the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, has peacefully passed away at the age of 95. The news of his demise sends ripples of grief through the hearts of the Ebira people and beyond.
Known for his wisdom, unwavering commitment to tradition, and a reign that spanned generations, the Ohinoyi was a living legend, a bridge between the rich history of Ebiraland and the contemporary world. His presence symbolized stability and unity in the region.Born in 1928, Alhaji Dr. Ado Ibrahim ascended to the throne as the Ohinoyi in 1956, making his reign one of the longest in the history of Ebiraland. During his tenure, he tirelessly worked towards preserving and promoting the unique cultural heritage of the Ebira people, while also championing development and progress within the community.
His legacy includes initiatives to improve education, healthcare, and infrastructure in Ebiraland, touching the lives of countless individuals. The Ohinoyi’s devotion to his people was unwavering, making him a revered and beloved figure.As news of his passing spreads, mourners gather to pay their respects and offer condolences to the royal family. Flags fly at half-mast, and a deep sense of loss engulfs the region.
The Ohinoyi of Ebiraland’s contributions to culture and society will continue to be celebrated and remembered. The traditional council will soon announce plans for his funeral and the transition of leadership, ensuring the continuity of the rich Ebira heritage.Ebiraland bids farewell to a true custodian of tradition, a leader of leaders, and a beloved symbol of unity. The Ohinoyi’s legacy will endure, serving as a beacon of inspiration for generations to come.