The immediate former Kogi state Commissioner of Education, Mrs Grace Elebiyo, is dead.
According to Punch, Grace Elebiyo was said to have died in a car accident on Tuesday, along Kabba-Okenne road of the state while returning from a public function.
The Special Adviser, Media and Strategy to the Kogi State Governor, Mr. Jacob Edi, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday, said the former commissioner died in the evening, September 2.
Meanwhile, the Kogi State Governor, Capt. Idris Wada, has reportedly commiserated with the family of the deceased and the people of the state in general over her untimely death.
Governor Wada, who was shocked on receiving the sad news of the death of the former commissioner, recalled the selfless contributions of the late commissioner to development of the state.
Governor Wada said: “This death has further depleted the rank of our community leaders.
“The late former commissioner was humble, service oriented and committed to the growth of education in the state.
“This is one death too many. May Her gentle soul rest in peace and may God grant us the fortitude to bear the loss.”
Meanwhile, it was gathered that the late commissioner, Grace, before her untimely death took part in Governor Idris Wada’s ongoing “thank you” tour of Kabba.
May her soul RIP!