By Abubakar S. H
The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has condoled with the Ata’Igala and President of the Kogi State traditional Council of Chiefs, His Royal Majesty Alaji Mathew Opaluwa, on the demise of his elder brother, Prince James Faruna Opaluwa.
Prince James Faruna Opaluwa died after a brief illness on Saturday.
In a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mohammed Onogwu described the late James Opaluwa as a dedicated community leader and a humble individual who devoted his life to the service of God and humanity.
Gov. Bello stated that the significant contributions made by the deceased to the progress and development of his community highlighting the impact of late Prince James Opaluwa’s selfless service and his unwavering commitment to the uplift mental of his people.
The governor encouraged the Ata’Igala and the family of late James to find solace in the remarkable life led by the departed noting that he will be remembered for the memories he has left behind.
Governor Bello offers prayer to God, seeking eternal rest for the soul of James Opaluwa and also prayed for His Royal Majesty and the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.
Mr James Faruna Opaluwa Oguche Akpa, was a Retired Programme manager, Nigeria Television Authority ( NTA), died at the age of 69.