Former Bayelsa State Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is dead, a report by Leadership affirms.
Alamieyeseigha is said to have died at a private hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers
The former governor had reportedly suffered a cardiac arrest earlier in the week.
Channels Television reports that the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Esueme Dan-Kikili, confirmed that Alamieyeseigha died of cardiac arrest on Saturday.
He slipped into a coma two days ago and had been placed on life support since then.