Bayelsa State Governor Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has reacted to the sad news of the sudden death of Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, the first elected civilian Governor of the State, describing it as a personal loss to him, the Government and people of then State.
An initial Government House statement, pointed out that, Chief Alamieyeseigha was a strong pillar of support to the restoration government, stressing that, his demise is a very painful and monumental loss to the entire Ijaw nation, which he has always stood firm for in all its ramifications.
The Bayelsa State Government also commiserated with his wife, Margret, his immediate family, the Alamieyeseighas, the entire people of the State, noting that, the Ijaw nation has lost a rare gem.
It stated that, a more detailed reaction will be coming from the Bayelsa State Government in due course.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State