- Bayelsa Gov, Commiserates With Govt And People Of Ekiti State
Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson has expressed shock and disbelief over the death of the Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs Funmilayo Adunni Olayinka,describing it as an irreparable loss not only to the Government and people of Ekiti state but the nation as a whole.
Mrs Olayinka, an accomplished banker and corporate sector player died at the of 52 last Saturday after a protracted battle with cancer. Describing her death as shocking, Hon.
In a Government House statement, Governor Dickson who described the deceased as a notable politician, said her death as created a big vaccuum in the polity.
His word; “ On behalf of the good people of Bayelsa state, I condole with my counterpart in Ekiti state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the good people of Ekiti state, the immediate family of Late Mrs Olayinka over the loss of their dependable daughter and Deputy Governor of the State. I pray to God to grant the family the courage and fortitude to bear the irreparable loss”.