Ebonyi Monarch dies at 81 after serving his community for 42 years

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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.


  1. Nothing in life lasts forever. We all are mortal beings and must leave this planet earth one day
    God knows everything and he gives life and takes it when he desires
    This king in Ebonyi has contributed his own quota in life and has tried by ruling his people for over 42years
    May his soul Rest In Peace and may God give all his people the fortitude to bear this loss

  2. Death is inevitable, every souls must die wether we like it or not. If there’s no death we have met those prophets on Earth but we must die. May Almighty God grant you fortitude to bear the irreparable loss and forgive him his sins.

  3. Everyone on Earth must die and I hope he really tried for his people when he was alive because that is what he will be remembered for. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace and grant him eternal rest. May God grant you fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss. All the family needs is to take heart.

  4. Sir you really tried. Its not easy to rule a community for over 42years that means he’s a good leader. Rest in Peace Sir and nay God give your community and your family the heart to bear your departure and May God give Ebonyi people a good ruler like you

  5. Only distance tests the strength of horses; only time reveals the hearts of men.may reward be in heaven…may your soul rest in peace

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