Gov. Diri Mourns Dr. Ketebu

The Bayelsa State Governor, Sen. Douye Diri has mourned the sudden passing of Dr. Bolere Elizabeth Ketebu.

According to a press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Senator Douye Diri, Governor of Bayelsa State , Mr. Daniel Alabrah, he quoted the Governor thus:

“I am deeply saddened over the news of the sudden passing of Dr. Bolere Elizabeth Ketebu

“Your demise came as a rude shock, knowing your commitment to the betterment of our state and our country.

“You were a thoroughbred medical professional, consummate politician, frontline activist and advocate for the rights of women; a cause to which you devoted your time, effort and resources as a former National President of the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS). 

“Our state, Bayelsa, and indeed Nigeria will greatly miss your immeasurable service and commitment.

“I extend my deepest condolences to the Ketebu family of Ubaka compound, Oborigbeigha quarters of Odi community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State as well as the Graham-Douglas family of Abonnema in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State.

“Death is an unscionable and painful reaper. But be consoled that Dr Ketebu lived a fulfilled life of service to the people and her country. May the Lord grant her family grace and the fortitude to bear this irreplaceable and painful loss., the statement concluded.

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