Itsekiri loses renowned historian, leader

Itsekiri loses renowned historian, leaderRENOWNED historian and Itsekiri leader, Pa Johnson Oritsegbubemi Ayomike, popularly known as Pa JOS Ayomike is dead.

Reports said the 90-year-old elder statesman died at about 9:00 p.m on Wednesday at a private hospital in Warri, Delta State.

The deceased younger brother, Joe Ayomike, confirmed the passage in a terse statement on Wednesday night.

He said that the former leader of Itsekiri apex socio-cultural umbrella, Itsekiri Leaders of Thought (ILoT) died at the age of 90.

“Pa J O S Ayomike has just passed on peacefully in a Warri private hospital at about 9 pm today (Wednesday) 4th October 2017.

“He was aged 90 on April 7th, 2017”, the statement read, ” the statement read.