Bayelsa governor, Douye Diri loses father

Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri has lost his father, Pa Abraham Micheal Joseph Diri at 88.

Head of the Diri family, Mr Jothan Diri in a statement said Pa Diri passed on Sunday February 12.

Below is the statement released by the family…

“With a deep feeling of loss, the Diri Family of Kalama-Owei Wari in Sampou Community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State announces the sudden passage of our patriarch, Lay Reader Pa Abraham Michael Joseph Diri.

Pa Abraham Diri departed on Sunday, February 12 at the age of 88 years. I  I

Pa Diri, a retired Headmaster, a devout Christian and a man of exemplary humility, is father of the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri.

The Diri family and indeed the entire Sampou community are consoled that our dear brother and father lived a fulfilled life.

Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.”


Mr. Jothan Diri

For the Diri Family

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