Ex-Bayelsa state governor, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, is dead.
The incident occurred at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, where he had been in coma for some days. According to sources, his death was as a result of a cardiac arrest as he was also diabetic.
Before his untimely demise, he was the governor of the Niger Delta state from 1999 to 2005 when he was impeached on corruption charges.
The former governor died at age 63.