Nigeria Will Unravel Circumstances Surrounding Alamieyeseigha's Son's Death, Says President Jonathan


President Goodluck Jonathan has assured the former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, that the federal government would strive to unravel the circumstances of the death of his son, Oyamuyefa, who died in Dubai, UAE, over the weekend.

THEWILL had broken the news of the death of Oyamuyefa, popularly called Oyoms by his friends.

Sources close to the family said his body was found near the stairway leading to the former governor's home in Dubai.

President Jonathan in a statement signed by his spokesman, Reuben Abati, said he received the news of the incident 'with shock and immense sadness.'

'On behalf of his family and the Federal Government, President Jonathan extends heartfelt condolences to Oyamuyefa's father, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha and his entire family on the untimely loss of a very dear son in the prime of his life.

'The President and the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan share their pain and grief over the death of Oyamuyefa in circumstances that are still unclear.

'President Jonathan assures Chief Alamieyeseigha and his family of the full support of the Federal Government as they strive to unravel the true circumstances of the young man's death…' the statement said.