2Face’s father loses battle with cancer


2Face’s father, Michael Idibia, passes away.

In some sad news 2Face’s father, Michael Idibia, has lost his battle with prostate cancer. The father of the Nigerian superstar was 68 years old when he succumbed to the illness. The Idibia family has released a statement on Mr Idibia’s death.

Our condolences go out to the Idibia family.

Read their 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.