The death of the Emir of Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar has been described as a shock by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.
In the statement that was released on Wednesday by the Minister, he condoled with the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.
He also condoled with the people of Kwara State and the people of Patigi in particular over the loss of the Emir.
Lai described the late Emir of Patigi as a man of peace, a great custodian of his people’s culture and a father to all.
He stated that his advise and leadership in the state will be missed especially at this time of history in the state.
He revealed that his last meeting with the Emir during the burial of the father of Olofa of Offa, left him with a good memory of the departed monarch.
He prayed that God will grant the late Emir Al-Jannah Firdaus and comfort the people he left behind.