Bayelsa declares seven-day mourning for Alamieyeseigha

Peter Alamieyeseigha
The Bayelsa State Government on Monday declared a seven- day mourning in honour of a former Governor of the state, Chief Diepreye  Alamieyeseigha, who died last Saturday at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).
A statement signed by Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the Chief Press Secretary to the state Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, directed that all flags in all public buildings and premises across the state be flown at half mast for the period
According to the statement, the mourning period started on Monday.
It added that condolence registers had been opened in Government House and the state Secretariat.