Nancy Jonathan-Olei, 52, younger sister of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, passed away earlier yesterday, January. 4, 2015 after a brief illness. In a press statement released today, the State House announced the tragic development and detailed that the deceased was being treated at a hospital in Yenagoa.
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
PRESIDENT JONATHAN LOSES SISTER
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan announces with deep sorrow, the passing away of his beloved junior sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei.
Mrs. Jonathan-Olei passed away at a hospital in Yenagoa after a brief illness. She was 52 years old.
Burial arrangements will be announced later by the family.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)
January 4, 2015