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PRESS RELEASE  Diri Visits Family Of Slain Youth  *Offers Employment To Wife, Scholarship For Children

PRESS RELEASE Diri Visits Family Of Slain Youth *Offers Employment To Wife, Scholarship For Children

Press Release
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, on Friday night, visited the family of a slain Bayelsa youth, Douglas Joseph, to commiserate with them over last Wednesday’s ugly incident that led to his death. The young Douglas, a native of Epie from Yenizue-Epie community in Yenagoa, the state capital, was reportedly stabbed by a commercial tricycle rider following disagreement over transport fare. The governor, who led top government functionaries to the deceased’s family residence at the Kpansia area of the state capital, brought some succour to the family as he offered immediate employment in the state civil service to wife of the late Douglas. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, on Saturday, quoted the governor as also announcing scholarship for the dece...