SANI ABACHA WAY,
A PRESS RELEASE
Chief (Dr) Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha
The Ijaw Nation was thrown into grief by the death of His Excellency, Chief (Dr) Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, the Governor General of the Ijaw Nation, on Saturday 10th October, 2015 at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital following a cardiac arrest.
On behalf of the Ijaw National Congress (INC) Worldwide, we commensurate with his wife Her Excellency, Mrs. Margaret Alamieyeseigha, the entire Alamieyeseigha family of Amassoma, the Ogboin Clan, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and the Government and People of Bayelsa State on this great tragedy that has befallen the Ijaw Nation. May the gentle soul of DSP Alamieyeseigha rest in perfect peace in the bosom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen.
In honour of this great, vocal and irrepressible Pan Ijaw nationalist, we hereby announce seven days of mourning beginning from Monday 12th October, 2015. During this period, the Ijaw Nation’s flag will fly at half-mast
The Ijaw National Congress will liaise with the Alamieyeseigha family and the Bayelsa State Government to plan a befitting burial for our great leader and hero.
President, Ijaw National Congress (INC) Worldwide
DATED : 11th October, 2015