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Senate condoles with Jonathan over sister's death

06 January 2015, 10:26

Abuja - Senate President, David Mark, on Monday, condoled with President Goodluck Jonathan and his family over the death of his sister, Nancy Jonathan-Olei.

The condolence is contained in a message signed by Mark’s Chief Press Secretary, Paul Mumeh, made available to newsmen in Abuja.

Mark expressed sadness over the untimely death of Nancy, saying her death has robbed the nation of her worthy enterprise.

"I wish to therefore console the first family and the entire people of Bayelsa over this sad loss.’’

He, however, urged the President to view Nancy’s passing onto glory as an act of God Almighty.

Also read: Jonathan loses younger sister

The senate president urged the President and the entire family to take solace in the fact that she left a good legacy and impacted positively on her immediate environment.

He said he received the news of the death with shock, stressing that I earnestly identify with you and share in this painful loss.

"I pray that the good Lord gives you the fortitude to bear this pain and grant our beloved sister eternal rest in the bosom of the Lord."



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