Senator representing Kogi East, Dr Isah Jibrin has expressed grief over the sudden exit to glory of Chief Tijani Okutachi, the district monach of Abocho on Saturday.
In a statement on Sunday afternoon by Special Adviser to Senator Isah Jibrin (Echocho)
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Mr. Salifu Elijah Idoko
said, “Senator Isah Jibrin, described the late monach as honest and peaceful man who through his rules ensured serene atmosphere in his controlled domains.
According to the statement, ” Echocho explained that, the deceased was remarkably known for his honest position in community matters, his immense contributions to Community development and the well-being of his people, were testament to the love and support he enjoyed from his subjects.”
“Senator Isah Jibrin in his eulogies said” I am saddened by this devastating event. Chief Tijani Okwutachi was a peace loving man, a fervent promoter of mutual tolerance, well respected for his calmness in distress moment, a bridge-builder of repute, and a unifying figure, who is at home with his people and unity advocate for the Communities” the statement further said
“He noted that his forthrightness in community affairs with his firm stands against violence and all forms of social vice, will be entirely missed, the Lawmaker lamented.
“Echocho further extended his unreserved commiseration to the family of the departed Monach, ” I unreservably commiserate with Abocho Community, his well-wishers, Dekina local government and the government of Kogi state”
“He said Chief Tijani Okwutachi may have journeyed to his ancestors, but his legacy and good exploits lives with us. He prayed Allah to comfort the family and the fortitude to bear the monumental loss.” The statement further added