Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday recounted his memories of the late ex-governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.
Alamieyeseigha was declared dead last year, shortly after rumours of the re-opening of his trial for money laundering was announced by British authorities.
In his message at the occasion, Jonathan,who was present with his wife, Patience Jonathan, noted that though death is a necessary phase every human being must pass through, the death of Alameisegha left a bitter taste in his mouth.
Jonathan recalled that the […]
The funeral ceremony of former Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Alamiyeseigha, was held at his home-town in Bayelsa state. See more photos detailed below:
Nigerian politician, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha has been laid to eternal rest today at his home-town in Bayelsa state. Alamieyeseigha was governor of Bayelsa State from 29th of May 1999 to 9th of December 2005, and was reported dead on October 10,
Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has declared that if not for the support he enjoyed from the first civilian governor of Bayelsa State and acclaimed Governor-General of the Ijaw nation, Chief Diepriye Alamieyeseigha, he would not have become the nation’s President.
The immediate past President made this assertion yesterday when he paid a condolence visit to the family of the late politician at Opolo, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital.
Assuring the Alamieyeseighas, particularly the widow and children, of his continued support, […]
Former President Goodluck Jonathan today paid a condolence visit to the widow and family members of former Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Alamiyeseigha who died after suffering a heart attack on October
Dame Patience Jonathan, former Nigerian first Lady paid a condolence visit to the family of late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha on Tuesday October 13th following his death on October 11th. Patience is pictured crying with Alamieyeseigha’s wife, Margeret and his son. See full photo detailed
The younger brother to former Bayelsa State Governor, Ziworitin Alamieyeseigha shared this photo of the late politician while he was on life support at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital. It can be recalled that Alamieyeseigha died on October 10th from Cardiac arrest. May his Gentle Soul Rest in Peace
Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said that the first civilian governor of the state, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, died because he was harassed and forced to abandon his medical care abroad.
Mr. Alamieyeseigha died last Saturday at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, Port Harcourt.
The state government said in an earlier statement that Mr. Alamieyeseigha died after a long battle with kidney disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Family sources had said that the former governor’s health suddenly deteriorated after the […]
The Former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Abubakar describes the deceased former governor of Bayalsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha as an astute politician who firmly protected the interest of the Ijaw people.
The former Vice President in a press statement released by his media office in Abuja on Sunday, 11 October, says the announcement of the death of Alamieyeseigha came to him as a rude shock.
”The Turaki Adamawa eulogizes the late Alamieyeseigha for being a worthy ambassador […]
Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the death of former Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Diepreye Alamieyeseigha as painful and unfortunate, saying; “It is painful that the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government finally succeeded in hounding an Ijaw leader to death just because of his staunch stance on the upcoming Bayelsa State governorship election.”
Reacting to Alamieyeseigha’s death through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, the governor commiserated with the deceased family, former […]
A former governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, is dead, the Bayelsa State radio is reporting.
He was 63.
Mr. Alamieyeseigha died Saturday at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, where he had been in coma for days.
He was the governor of the Niger Delta state from 1999 to 2005 when he was impeached on corruption charges.
The former governor was succeeded by former President Goodluck Jonathan, who was his deputy.
Close family sources said Mr. Alamieyeseigha was diabetic and was […]
A former Bayelsa State Governor, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha has claimed that ex-president, President Olusegun Obasanjo nearly fainted the first day they met after his (Alamieyeseigha) release from prison.
The former governor said, though he had forgiven Obasanjo, who allegedly championed the campaign that led to his impeachment and subsequent incarceration, the experience, however, remained very painful to him.
Alamieyeseigha, who received state pardon from his former deputy governor and immediate past President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, says that Obasanjo’s conscience had been […]