Chief Meni Jonathan who was until his death the head of the chiefs in Otuoke passed on at the State House Clinic, Abuja on Tuesday morning. Street Journal gathered that he had a running battle with a certain ailment. The actual cause of death has however not been disclosed. He was flown to Abuja from Bayelsa State last week and he reportedly gave up while arrangements were being made to move him to the National Hospital, Abuja.
Though there has not been an official confirmation from the Presidency, a message was sent on Twitter to the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr Abati to confirm if President Jonathan’s brother passed on at the State House Clinic. He simply replied “may his soul rest in peace”
Meanwhile, the President is billed to attend a D-8 summit in Islamabad, Pakistan.