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Kogi monarch dies at age of 80

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Muhammed Nalado, secretary of the Lokoja traditional rulers council, has confirmed the of the Maigari, Dr Muhammad Kabir Maikarfi III.

According to the statement late Wednesday, the 80-year-old Maigari died on Wednesday evening after a brief illness in a private hospital in Abuja.

He was one of the longest-serving traditional rulers in Kogi State, having ascended the throne in 1992.


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The statement said the late royal father will be buried on Thursday in Lokoja at 4 pm.

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