By Cyril Onoka
The Bayelsa State Government will host the former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon,(rtd) GCFR and his amiable wife, Lady Victoria Gowon in Bayelsa State on Wednesday, 12th of July, 2017.
In a special announcement signed by the Commissioner of Information and Orientation, Hon. Jonathan Obuebite, he said the Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) will on Wednesday visit the Bayelsa State Traditional Rulers Council and later Commission the New Governor’s Office Complex.
On Thursday, 13th of July, 2017 Gen Gowon wil visit the Hero’s’ Park to lay wreath. After the laying of the wreath., he will Commission the Ijaw National Academy, Kaiama
The event under the distinguished chairmanship of chief Senator Dr. Edwin Kiagbodo Clark will end with State Banquet at the Chief D.S.P. Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall.
Hon. Jonathan Obuebite urged all top Government functionaries, traditional rulers and invited guests to turn out enmasse and accord Gen Yakubu Gowon and his Wife, Lady Victoria Gowon a rousing reception.