Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has confirmed the demise of his mother, gold coast dickson who passed on in the early hours of Thursday at the age of 72.
According to a press statement released by the state government, late Goldcoast died of cancer at the university of Texas M.D. Anderson cancer centre, Houston, Texas where she had been receiving treatment.
Governor Dickson expressed appreciation to family members, friends, political associates and Nigerians generally for their prayers and support in the most trying times of the Dickson’s family.
Until her death, she was a devout christian and community leader who devoted her lifetime to the service of god and humanity.
Condolence registers have been opened in government house, Yenagoa, the Governor’s residences in Opolo, Yenagoa and Toru-Orua community in Sagbama Lga, Bayelsa state liaison office, Izon Wari in Abuja, and Governor’s lodge, Asokoro, Abuja.