Madam Obebhatein Jonathan, elder sister to former President Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, has passed on. She died on Thursday, January 11, 2024 at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, after a brief illness, at the age of seventy.
A statement by Jonathan’s media office, noted that the deceased popularly known as Amissi was a retired teacher, business woman, a loving mother and grandmother who lived a dedicated life of service to God and humanity.
It described her as a devout Christian, a virtuous woman and a role model to many within and outside her community.
The statement also indicated that the burial has been scheduled for Tuesday 16th February, 2024, stressing that the details of the funeral rites would be announced by the family.
Madam Obebhatein Jonathan is survived by three children, siblings, including His Excellency Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, and her mother Mama Eunice Afeni-Jonathan.