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President mourns passing of Alamieyeseigha

13 October 2015, 06:55Augustine Osayande

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of former governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, as a loss to the state and the Ijaw people.

This is carried in a condolence message released by Buhari's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu.

Shehu said President Buhari sympathised with Alamieyeseigha's family and the Government and People of Bayelsa State, asking them to. take the loss as God’s will.

Also read: PDP mourns late Governor Alamieyeseigha

“Former Governor Alamieyeseigha was well loved by his people, this love was expressed in the way they supported him through his time in public office," Buhari is quoted as saying.

Alamieyeseigha died last Saturday at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital.

He succumbed to a brief illness at the age of 63. 

- CAJ News


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