Tragedy struck Kogi on Thursday as the Executive Chairman of the Kogi State Security Trust Fund, Siaka Oyibo, is dead.
His death is coming three weeks after another aide to the state governor, Abdulateef Suleiman, died.
A statement on Thursday by the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said that the retired army officer passed away on Thursday.
The statement reads in parts, “The Kogi State Government wishes to announce the passing on of Hon. Siaka Oyibo a few hours ago. Until his death, Oyibo was the Chairman, Kogi State Security Trust Fund.”
According to the statement, he was buried Thursday according to Islamic rites.