News Report – Former Bayelsa Governor, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha Is Dead
According to reports, DSP Diepreye Alamieyeseigha reportedly died of cardiac arrest at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, after slipping into coma two days ago and was placed on life support.
The Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Esueme Dan-Kikili, who confirmed the death, said that the death of the former governor was a great loss to the Ijaw ethnic group.
Diepreye Alamieyeseigha was Governor of Bayelsa State in Nigeria from May 29, 1999 to December 9, 2005. He was impeached on allegations of corruption.