The Governor of Bayelsa State, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson, has visited Ijaw National Leader, Pa Edwin Clark, to condole with him on the sudden demise of his son, Chike.
Gov. Dickson who described the death of the 43 year old Chike as sudden, sad and untimely, prayed to God to give the elder statesman and his family the fortitude to bear the loss.
He said the Bayelsa people and indeed the Ijaw nation were shocked by the painful occurrence. He encouraged the elder statesman for the strength to pull himself together in spite of the sad occurrence.
The Governor assured the Ijaw National Leader òf the support of the people especially in his moment of trial.
“We are here and before the interment, we will still be here. I came and it is one of the main reasons I am in Abuja. We are here on behalf of the people of the state to condole with you on the sudden, sad, untimely departure of your son, Chike.
“I was shocked by the sudden occurrence. We thank you for your strength, knowing you as the leader and father of the Ijaw nation. In the face of this tragedy, you have managed to keep yourself.
“I want to assure you that we are with you and the family. It is our duty to consult among ourselves, we don’t have to bother you on what has to be done.”
In his remarks, the elder statesman who thanked the governor and his entourage for the visit said that nobody would question God over the sad development.