Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has expressed shock over the demise of the Obaro of Kabba, Oba Michael Olobayo.
He described the death of the Chairman of the Okun Traditional Council as an irreparable loss to the people of Kabba, Kogi State and the nation at large.
Bello, who described the departed royal father as an invaluable light of the government, said the shoes he left behind would be too large for anyone to wear.
He hailed the sterling contributions of the royal father to the socio-economic cum development of the state, especially his reign of peace and pragmatic leadership, which endeared him to the people.
The Governor, according to a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Kingsley Fanwo, called on the people of Kabba to remain calm and ensure that the peace the royal father died for was not eroded.