The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has described the late Madam Goldcoast Dickson, mother of the Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, as a woman who passed on the virtues of humility to her children.
Okowa made the remark on Saturday at the funeral service conducted for the deceased at Toru-Angiama, Patani local government area of Delta State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife Dolapo; former President Goodluck Jonathan, Peoples Democratic Party flag bearer for the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara; former Governor James Ibori; governors of several states of the country and personalities attended the ceremony.
“Governor Dickson is a very humble man, a family man and hard working; these are some qualities his mother bequeathed on her children,” Governor Okowa said, adding, “we give God the glory for the life of Mama and we pray that God will continue to strengthen her children.”
Bayelsa State Governor, Dickson, thanked those who attended the ceremony, disclosing that the children of the deceased in conjunction with the Delta State government would build a school and a hospital at Toru-Angiama town in memory of their late mother.
Apostle Zilly Aggrey in a sermon at the service, urged Christians to always think about what they would be remembered for.