President Goodluck Jonathan has received with shock and immense sadness news of the death of, Oyamuyefa, son of his political benefactor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, in Dubai at the weekend.
On behalf of his family and the Federal Government, President Jonathan extends heartfelt condolences to Oyamuyefa’s father and his entire family on the untimely loss of a very dear son in the prime of his life.
The President and the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan share their pain and grief over the death of Oyamuyefa in circumstances that are still unclear.
President Jonathan assures Chief Alamieyeseigha and his family of the full support of the Federal Government as they strive to unravel the true circumstances of the young man’s death.
He prays that God Almighty will receive Oyamuyefa’s soul and comfort his grieving parents and siblings.
AAlamieyeseigha was elected Governor of Bayelsa State in May 1999 as a member of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was re-elected in 2003.
He was impeached on allegations of corruption on 9 December 2005 and his then deputy, Jonathan, presided over the state until May 29, 2007.