Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has commiserated with the Chairman of Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, whose wife, Evelyn, died on Friday.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, the Governor said it was heartbreaking to hear of the sudden passing of Mrs Evelyn Murray-Bruce, noting that her death was a great loss not just to her family, but to the society at large.
He said Mrs Murray-Bruce’s contribution to the society was laudable and urged her husband, children and other family members to be consoled by the legacies she left behind.
Okowa prayed God to grant Ben Murray – Bruce and his family the fortitude to bear the great loss.
Murray-Bruce, a Senator, who represented Bayelsa east senatorial district in the 8th Assembly, announced the death of his wife of over 41 years on Friday.
He said she died of cancer.