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Rivers State mourns Jonathan's sibling

06 January 2015, 07:57Augustine Osayande

Abuja -  Rivers State Governor,  Chibuike Amaechi, has condoled with President Goodluck Jonathan and his family over the death of the former's younger sister, Nancy Jonathan-Olei. 

According to a statement signed by David Iyofor the Chief Press Secretary to Amaechi, the Governor said people of Rivers shared the pain of losing a loved one.

“We understand the pain and grief of losing a loved one. The pain of an untimely death is immeasurable, and we pray that God grants the President and the entire family of the bereaved the strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss” the statement read.

It added that the prayers and thoughts of Rivers people were with the President and the family of the bereaved in their moment of grief.

“We also pray that the soul of the deceased rest in the bosom of the Almighty.”

Jonathan-Olei passed away earlier today at a doctor's facility in Yenagoa after a short ailment. She was 52.

- CAJ News


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