Chief(Mrs) Mary Iyasere, Special Adviser to Delta Governor is Dead

Chief (Mrs.) Mary Iyasere, the Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is dead.

Iyasere reportedly died on Wednesday night after a brief illness.

She served as Commissioner for Commerce and Tourism during Governor Okowa’s first tenure.

She was later appointed as Special Adviser to the Governor on Entrepreneurship Development, a position she held until her passage.

Mrs. Iyasere, a lawyer, hailed from Urhuakpor community in Agbon Kingdom of Delta State.

She was an Urhobo traditional title holder of Agbon Kingdom and grassroots politician.

She founded the Ethiope East LGA-based Urhuakpor Women in Politics (UWIP).

Several sympathisers who flooded her Facebook page to mourn her death, described her as “accommodating, loving and a good soul”.

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