KOGI, Nigeria – A first class paramount ruler in Abocho, under Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State Alhaji Tijani Okutachi has died.
His death is coming few months after the death of the Attah of Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II, who both are from the Eastern part of the State.
Late Alhaji Okutachi died on Saturday, 28th, November, 2020, at the age of 61 following an illness.
Confirming his death in a statement on Sunday, Governor Yahaya Bello in a condolence message through his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed expressed shock over the passage of the monarch.
The Governor described the Royal Father as a great promoter of peace and unity amongst his subjects.
According to him, the passage of the paramount ruler after that of the Attah Igala, Dr Michael Idakwo Ameh Oboni II, is one tragedy too many for the Igala kingdom in particular, and Kogi State as a whole.
He said the 20-year-reign of the paramount ruler on the throne, has no doubt attracted significant developments and progress to his people.
Bello said the paramount ruler would be greatly missed for his royal counsels, fatherly guidance and various contributions for the overall good of the State.