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BREAKING: Bayelsa Gov Dickson loses mom to cancer



Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has confirmed the passing on of his beloved mother , Mrs . GoldCoast Dickson . She was aged 72 .
The Governor in a statement on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary , Francis Ottah – Agbo , said the late GoldCoast died of cancer at the University of Texas M . D . Anderson Cancer Centre , Houston , Texas , United States , where she had been receiving treatment .

Dickson expressed appreciation to the Centre , especially the team of medical professionals , who did their best to save the life of his mother.

The governor also thanked family members, friends , political associates and Nigerians generally for their prayers and support in the most trying times for the Dickson ’ s family .

The statement said that until her last breathe , she was a quintessential mother , devout Christian and community leader who devoted her lifetime to the service of God and humanity.

Condolence registers have been opened in Government House , Yenagoa , the Governor ’ s residences in Opolo , Yenagoa and Toru – Orua Community in Sagbama Local Government Area , Bayelsa State Liaison Office in Abuja and Governor ’ s Lodge , Asokoro , Abuja .

Funeral details will be announced by the family at a later date .

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