President Jonathan's Younger Sister Passes Away

President Jonathan's Younger Sister Passes Away

The family of President Goodluck Jonathan has been thrown into mourning following the death of his younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati.

According to Punch report, President Jonathan's sister died during a brief illness on Sunday at a hospital in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

The statement reads: “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan  announces with deep sorrow, the passing away of his beloved junior sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei.

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“Mrs. Jonathan-Olei passed away earlier today at a hospital in Yenagoa after a brief illness. She was 52 years old.

“Burial arrangements will be announced later by  the family.”

May her soul rest in peace.



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