Gov Diri Mourns as More Than 10 Bayelsa Indigenes Died In Auto Crashes

Duoye Diri Bayelsa accident news
Bayelsa Mourns
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has expressed deep sadness over the twin accidents that claimed the lives of at least 10 Ijaw indigenes on Sunday.

In one of the crashes along the Kogi-Abuja road, six band members of a popular Ijaw musician, Barrister Smooth, died while the other accident along the Kwale-Asaba highway in Delta State claimed four supporters of the Bayelsa Queens Football Club.

Governor Diri in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, on Monday, described it as a Black Sunday for Bayelsa and the Ijaw nation.

He said the state was thrown into mourning as news of the sad incidents filtered in.

The Bayelsa governor said their death was painful as these youths were active and impacting lives through their musical talent as well as following their passion to support the state’s darling female football team.

“On behalf of the government and people of Bayelsa State, I extend our deepest sympathies to the

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Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 6/12/2023 10:23:32 PM

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