Governor Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers State on Monday condoled with President Goodluck Jonathan and his family over the death of his younger sister, Nancy Jonathan-Olei.
The Chief Press Secretary to Amaechi, David Iyofor, said this in a statement issued in Port Harcourt.
Iyofor quoted Amaechi as saying the people of Rivers shared the pain of losing a loved one.
Amaechi said “we understand the pain and grief of losing a loved one. The pain of an untimely death is immeasurable, and we pray that God grants Mr President and the entire family of the bereaved the strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.”
He said that the prayers and thoughts of Rivers people were with President and the family of the bereaved in their moment of grief.
“We also pray that the soul of the deceased rest in the bosom of the Almighty,” he added