President Buhari mourns former Amb. Bolere Ketebu




President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Ketebu family, Bayelsa State government, as well as friends and colleagues of Dr Bolere Ketebu, over the former Nigerian ambassador to Ireland’s demise.

The president’s condolence message is contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Sunday.

He noted that the deceased served Nigeria creditably in several capacities including President, National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), and Secretary to Bayelsa State government, Member, House of Representatives, and ambassador, among others.

Buhari prayed that God would grant repose to the soul of the departed medical doctor-cum-diplomat, and comfort all those mourning demise.

Born on Feb. 25, 1954, Dr. Bolere Elizabeth Ketebu devoted her life to the championing of women’s rights.

She rose through the ranks from local government officer of the NCWS to become its national president.

She studied Medicine at the University of Lagos and became a…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper