Okowa Lauds Virtues of Gov Dickson’s Late Mother 

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*Jonathan, Osinbajo, Atiku, Ibori Attend deceased’s burial ceremony
By Nosa Akenzua in Asaba 

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has described late Madam Goldcoast Dickson, mother of the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, as a woman who impacted the virtues of humility to her children.

Governor Okowa made the description on Saturday at a funeral service conducted for the deceased at Toru-Angiama, Patani local government area of Delta State.

 Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo, Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer for the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, former Governor James Ibori, Governors of several states of the country and personalities in different fields of life attended the ceremony.

“Governor Dickson is a very humble man, a family man and hard working; these are some qualities his mother bequeathed on her children,” Governor Okowa said, adding, “we give God the glory for the life of Mama and we pray that God will continue to strengthen her children.”

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Dickson thanked those who attended the ceremony, disclosing that the children of the deceased in conjunction with the Delta State government will build a school and a hospital at Toru-Angiama town in memory of their late mother.

Apostle Zilly Aggrey in a sermon at the event, urged Christians to always think about what they should be remembered for.

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