President Jonathan's Late Sister To Be Buried Friday


BEVERLY HILLS, January 22, (THEWILL) – President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei, who passed away on Sunday, January 4, is to be buried Friday, January 23, in Otuoke, Bayelsa State.

According to a burial programme issued on behalf of the Jonathan and Otazi families of Otuoke, Mrs. Jonathan-Olei's body will leave the Otuoke Comprehensive Hospital Mortuary at 9 am for her residence in Otuoke.

Mrs. Jonathan-Olei's remains will be received by members of her family at the residence and moved to the Dame Patience Jonathan Square for a Service of Songs scheduled to begin at 10 am.

A funeral service for the late Mrs. Jonathan-Olei will be held at the St. Stephen's Anglican Church at 1 pm after which her remains will be interred.

President Jonathan is scheduled to participate fully in Mrs. Jonathan-Olei's burial programme.

A statement signed by the President's spokesman, Dr. Reuben Abati, said Mrs. Jonathan-Olei is survived by her children, grand-children and siblings including President Jonathan, Sir Ariolo Ebele Jonathan, Mr. Evans Jonathan, Madam Obebhatein Jonathan, Mrs. Dorcas Awo, Mrs. Stella Donald, Mrs. Aziboni Abuge and Miss Dagao-apu Jonathan.