Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has described the wife of Nigeria’s late former Head of State, Mrs. Maryam Abacha as a courageous, peaceful and loving woman.
Governor Dickson stated this in a congratulatory message to Mrs. Abacha, who turned 70 on March 4, 2017.
He recalled with satisfaction, the events that led to the eventual creation of Bayelsa State, which her late husband, General Sani Abacha presided over, adding that, the government and people of Bayelsa State will remain eternally grateful to the Abacha family for that singular act of love and concern for Bayelsans and the Ijaw Nation in general.
The Bayelsa State Chief Executive paid glowing tribute to the matriarch of the Abacha family, stressing that, her love, support and wise counsel, were some of the driving forces behind the historic decisions of the late Military Head of State.
Governor Dickson prayed God to grant her sound health, long life and a happier future with the rest of the Abacha family.