There have been different reactions since it was reported that former Bayelsa State governor, Diepreye Solomon Peter Alamieyeseigha, who reportedly died Saturday at the University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital after days of being in a coma.
The late politician had alleged cases of corruption to answer prior to his death, and there were reports during the week that the British Government was determined to resurrect an outstanding case of money laundering against the former governor and had requested for his extradition to London. Below are reactions from Nigerians on twitter:
Diepreye Alamieyeseigha ; the corpers that served during his tenure will remember him fondly.
— SILAS (@silasonyi) October 10, 2015
Dear Britain Maybe it’s you that killed our Uncle oh. Wanting to extradite an old man for money even him has forgotten he stole.
— Anyadu (@The_Africanist) October 10, 2015