Michael Agbo Idibia, the father of Nigerian music superstar has passed on. He died at age 68 after his battle with prostate cancer. The family has sent out a statement on his passing;
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.