Photos: Mass Burial Of Female Bayelsa PDP Politicians Killed After Meeting Patience Jonathan
Feb 24, 2015 – Mass Burial: 8 Bayelsa PDP Women Killed After Meeting With Patience Jonathan Buried In 4 Graves
Pictures: Mass Burial Of Female Bayelsa PDP Politicians Killed After Meeting With Patience Jonathan
Tears flew like the stream on Tuesday at the burial site of Bayelsa eight prominent female politicians and a driver who died in a fatal accident that occurred on Valentine Day at Ahoada.
The deceased women and the driver, Mr. Kelechi Oyenkwuru, were buried in four graves at the Gloryland Cemetery, Azikoro, Yenagoa, amidst lamentation and dirge.
While the coffins containing the remains of three deceased persons were committed to one grave, others were buried in twos in three graves.
The deceased politicians interred on Tuesday were three relations of the President, late Consider Amadi, a cousin; late Elizabeth Allison-Oguru, wife of the Secretary to Bayelsa State Government (SSG) and late Clara Abila.
Others were – Ayakpo Otolo, Elizabeth Nisakpo, Ginbra Pamowei, Ruby Benjamin, Acha Pere-Kalama.
The funeral which was conducted by the state Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),
Archbishop Isreal Eke, was coordinated by the Deputy Governor of the state, Rear Admiral John Jonah (rtd).
Most of the mourners were dressed in black attire apart from the SSG, Prof. Oguru, and members of his household who wore white garment.
The cemetery erupted in cries and wailings shortly after the remains were driven to the graveside by nine ambulances.
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