The former Kogi Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris has expressed deep grief over the passing away of Maigari of Lokoja, Alhaji Mohammed Maikarfi lll.OON.
The former Kogi Governor in a press statement expressed deep shock over his death, while joining the entire of Kogi state to mourn his sudden. demise.
The former Kogi Governor who is also the Fagachi of Lokoja recalled how the late Maigari of Lokoja wrote a lengthy letter and congratulated him on his 73rd birthday sent via a courier in April this year.2022.
He also recalled in May , 2022, The late Maigari of Lokoja clocked thirty years on the throne with pomp and pageantry, saying it is from Allah will all came, and to him we shall all return.
He prayed that Almighty Allah to reward the traditional ruler with Aljanatul firdaus, stating that it was a collosal loss not only to Kogi state, but Nigeria at large.
He appealed to the entire people of Lokoja local government, Kogi state and Nigeria at large to bear the irreparable loss, stating that he had done his best as the custodian of our culture while on earth.