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Bayelsa Governor-Elect commiserates with Army over death of soldier, attack on Jonathan

   Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, has commiserated with the family members of the deceased as well as officers and men of the Nigerian Army over the loss of one soldier during the Tuesday attack on the residence of the former President Goodluck Jonathan at his country home in Otuoke.

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Bayelsa State Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon

   Lyon stated this in Yenagoa on Wednesday in a media chat with newsmen
   He condemned the attack in its totality, described it as barbaric, inhuman and senseless, and
urged the military in the country to rise and unmask those behind the dastardly acts and bring them to justice.
  Lyon also commended the soldiers on guard for repelling the attack that would have caused a major setback for the country and the state in particular in this yuletide period.
   He also thanked Bayelsans for their calmness, peaceful disposition, and continued love for the former President and the good people of Otuoke for their unity despite the attack on their land which took the life of gallant security personnel that has dedicated his lifetime to the service of the country.
   The Governor-elect also used the medium to felicitate with Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Dame Patience Jonathan, on the celebration of Christmas and wished them a prosperous new year ahead.
  He noted that the state is proud of their simple lifestyle which is worthy of emulation, adding that the loyalty and selfless service of Jonathan to the country and beyond is quiet unique.
   Lyon used the occasion to commiserate with Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and his wife over the unfortunate incidence and urged them to be steadfast in their belief in God.

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