The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, has expressed its condolence to the president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, and his family, on the death of his younger sister, Nancy Jonathan-Olei.
Mrs. Jonathan-Olie died on Sunday in Bayelsa.
Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, condoled with Mr. Jonathan in a condolence statement signed by his Press Secretary, David Iyofor, Monday.
“We understand the pain and grief of losing a loved one”, the statement said.
“The pain of an untimely death is immeasurable, and we pray that God grant Mr. President and the entire family of the bereaved the strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss”.
The statement added that the forum’s thoughts and prayers were with the president and the family of the bereaved in their moment of grief.
“We also pray that the soul of the deceased rest in the bosom of the Almighty”, it said.