The governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri lost his father, Abraham Michael Joseph Diri.
This was revealed in a statement signed by Mr Jothan Diri, on behalf of the Diri Family of Kalama-Owei Wari in Sampou Community in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area.
It stated that Pa Diri passed at the age of 88 years.
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Jothan further said that Pa Diri, until his death, was a retired Headmaster, devout Christian, and man of exemplary humility.
“The Diri family and the entire Sampou community are consoled that our dear brother and father lived a fulfilled life. Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.”
However, the reason behind his death was yet to be made public.
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