Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo, former President Goodluck Jonathan, Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer for the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, former Governor James Ibori, Governors of several states of the country and personalities in different fields of life on Saturday attended the burial ceremony of late Madam Goldcoast Dickson, mother of the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson.
Mr. Goldcoast Dickson was at Toru-Angiama, Patani Local Government Area of Delta State.
In is tribute, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, described the deceased as a woman who impacted the virtues of humility to her children.
“Governor Dickson is a very humble man, a family man and hardworking; 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.”
Governor 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.
•Photo shows Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (left) and Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, during the Funeral Service of Late Madam Goldcoast Dickson, Mother of Bayelsa State Governor, at Enimieyi Compound, Esinekrizi Quarters, Toru-Angiama Community Patani, Delta State.