Saraki in Bayelsa on condolence visit to Gov. Dickson

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Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson receiving President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki who is ona condolence visit
Bayelsa Governor Seriake Dickson receiving President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki who is ona condolence visit

By Ifeanyi Nwoko

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday, paid a condolence visit to Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, over the loss of his mother, late Ma Goldcoast Dickson.

Saraki who is also a presidential aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) disclosed this on his twitter handle @BukolaSaraki.

He wrote: “I was in Bayelsa State today to commiserate with Governor Seriake Dickson, on the loss of his mother, Ma Goldcoast Dickson, whom Governor Dickson once described as his rock, counselor and guardian angel. May the Almighty grant her eternal rest. Amin.”


Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State lost his mother, Mrs GoldCoast Dickson.  Who was aged 72 at a U.S. hospital.

The late GoldCoast died of cancer at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, United States, where she had been receiving treatment.

Dickson expressed appreciation to the Centre, especially the team of medical professionals, who did their best to save the life of his mother.

The governor also thanked family members, friends, political associates and Nigerians generally for their prayers and support in the most trying times for the Dickson’s family.

Until her last breath, she was a quintessential mother, devout Christian and community leader who devoted her life to the service of God and humanity.

Funeral details will be announced by the family at a later date.


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