Monday, September 23, 2019
Politics

Bayelsa State Governor Announces Passing Of His 72-Year Old Mother

Bayelsa State

The Governor of Bayelsa state, Henry Seriake Dickson has announced the death of his mother, Mrs. Goldcoast Dickson.

In a statement signed by Francis Ottah Agbo, his Chief Press Secretary, the governor said she died in the early hours of Thursday at the University of Texas M.D Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, where she had been receiving treatment for cancer.

The Governor expressed his gratitude to the team of medical professionals and entire management of the centre for their efforts to save his 72-year old mother.

Condolence registers have been opened in Government House, Yenagoa, the Governor’s residences in Opolo, Yenagoa and Toru-Orua Community in Sagbama LGA, Bayelsa State Liaison Office (IZON Warri) in Abuja and Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.

Funeral details will be announced by the family at a later date. May her soul rest in perfect peace. Amen.

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