President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has announced the passing away of his beloved younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati said Mrs. Jonathan-Olei passed away earlier sunday at a hospital in Yenagoa after a brief illness.
Aged 52 years, the statement added that burial arrangements will be announced later by the family.
The President has been in Bayelsa to attend his daughter’s traditional marriage ceremony that took place Saturday.
He was received at his country home, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area, waved to acknowledge cheers from his kits and kins, as well as traditional rulers in Ogbia kingdom.