Nigerian superstar 2face Idibia who is commonly known for his ‘African Queen’ hit song has lost his dad. Micheal Agbo Idibia passed away at the age of 68 after battling with prostate cancer.
The Idibia family, which released a statement had the following to say:
‘With sadness in our hearts, but with gratitude to God for a life well spent, we announce the passing on of our father, brother, uncle and in-law, Michael Agbo Idibia, a native of Okpokwu Idumoga in Benue State.’
‘Born on July 25, 1946, Mr. Idibia is an alumnus of Kansas State University, USA, and retired from the Ministry of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State.’
‘Survived by wife, Mrs. Rose Owoyi Idibia, children: Steven Idibia, Innocent ’2face’ Idibia, Hyacinth Idibia and Oche Idibia, grand-children, and siblings.’
‘Burial arrangements will be announced by the family.’
‘We plead with the media and the general public to respect the privacy of the family in this difficult time. ‘Thank you.’
Our prayers are with the Idibia Family. May his soul rest in peace.