Longest serving Ebonyi State Monarch, Eze Israel Chibueze Agbo, the Ogaba Idu II of Izhia in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state is dead. He died at the age of 81 after serving his community for over 42 years.
The monarch’s death was announced at his Umuagaraeze palace in Ohaukwu by his first son, Prince Chinedu Chibueze Agbo alongside the traditional Prime Minister of Izhia Kingdom, Chief Emmaunel Onweka.
‘’On behalf of the Ogaba’s family, of Umuagaraeze Izhia,Ohaukwu local government area Ebonyi state ,I stand here to announce the death of our father, HRH Eze Chibueze Agbo, Ogaba Idu II of Izhia, today 1st September 2020. He is a former chairman Ohaukwu traditional rulers council,former chairman of Ebonyi north zone traditional rulers council and one time chairman of traditional rulers of old Abakaliki zone. He was made the traditional ruler in 1978. And he served the community for 42 years. He died at the age of 81. May his soul rest in peace.”
It was gathered that late Eze Israel Agbo will be buried on Saturday November 28.