The Kogi State Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, expresses his deepest sympathies to the Atta Igala and President of the Kogi State Council of Chiefs, His Royal Majesty Alaji Mathew Opaluwa Ogwuche-akpa II, on the passing of his elder brother, Prince James Faruna Opaluwa.
Prince James Faruna Opaluwa passed away on Saturday after battling an illness.
Governor Bello fondly describes the late James Opaluwa as a dedicated community leader and a humble individual who devoted his life to the service of God and humanity.
Bello emphasizes the significant contributions made by the deceased to the progress and development of his community as he highlights the impact of James Opaluwa’s selfless service and his unwavering commitment to uplifting the lives of those around him.
The governor encourages the Atta Igala and the family of the late James to find solace in the remarkable life led by the departed noting that he will be remembered for the cherished memories he has left behind.
Governor Bello offers prayers to God, seeking eternal rest for the soul of James Opaluwa and strength for His Royal Majesty and the bereaved family to cope with the irreparable loss.
Mr James Faruna Opaluwa Oguche Akpa, the great pillar and icon in Aju – Amacho Dynasty was a Retired Programm manager, Nigeria Television Authority ( NTA).
He died at the age of 69 after an illness .