GOV DICKSON IN DEEP SHOCK, GRIEF, AS WIFE OF SSG, PROMINENT WOMEN DIE IN ROAD CRASH; SUSPENDS ALL OFFICIAL ENGAGEMENTS OF GOVT
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has expressed deep pains, shock and grief over the sudden death of the wife of Professor Edmond Allison-Oguru, the Secretary to the State Government and a group of prominent Bayelsa Women in a fatal road accident along the Ahoada/Elele section of the East/West Road in Rivers State. In a statement, Governor Dickson described the incident as tragic, a monumental and painful loss to the State, stressing that, the women that, lost their lives in the accident were our mothers and sisters.
Governor Dickson, also prayed God to grant the bereaved families the courage and strength to bear the very painful and irreparable losses.
Meanwhile, a Government House statement says, all official engagements of the Governor have been suspended for three days as a mark of honour and respect for the souls of the departed women.