Saturday, August 23, 2014

2face Idibia Loses Father to Prostate Cancer - Read Family Statement

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2face Idibia's dad, Pa Michael Idibia died today at an undisclosed hospital in Abuja after battling prostate cancer. He had been undergoing treatments for the ailment for a few years but sadly, didn’t survive it.

2face’s Manager, Efe Omoregie, who confirmed the news, this evening said the singer is still in shock over the sad incident.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

The family has released the statement below;

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.

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