Ex-governor Idris son’s death a tragic loss to Kogi, says Ododo

Muhammed Idris

The late Muhammed Idris

By Stephen Adeleye

Kogi governor Ahmed Ododo of Kogi has described the sudden death of Mohammed Idris, the son of one of his predecessors, Alh. Ibrahim Idris, as a tragic loss to the state

Ododo said this in a condolence message signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Ismaila Isah on Thursday in Lokoja in which he expressed
expressed deep sympathy for the family of former governor Idris.

Muhammed Idris, aged 55, was reported to have died on Wednesday, shortly after the Eid-el-Fitr prayer at his residence in Abuja.

Ododo described the late Muhammed Idris who was a former member of House of Representative, representing Ankpa/Olamaboro/Omala Federal Constituency an older brother in whom he had found a worthy compatriot.

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The governor noted that their last meeting was in March 2024 when he came in the company of stakeholders from Omala Local Government Area on a solidarity visit to him as the state governor, during which they had useful discussions on plans for development of the state.

The governor urged the family of the deceased to take solace in the fact that he lived a life filled with worthy accomplishments as a politician and a businessman.

The governor prayed Allah to grant the former lawmaker eternal rest and his family the fortitude to bear the loss.

Muhammed Idris was born on Dec. 8, 1969, and represented Ankpa/Olamaboro/Omala Federal constituency from 2011 to 2015.


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