Goodluck Jonathan Ex-President mourns Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr

Saro-Wiwa Jr, the son of late activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa died on October 18 after a brief illness.

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Former President, Goodluck Jonathan

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Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has mourned the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr.

Saro-Wiwa Jr, the son of late Ogoni activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa died on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, after a brief illness.

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Late Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr

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Jonathan made his comments via a post on Facebook. He said:

“A bright star has been prematurely plucked from the Nigerian firmament. Ken Wiwa, like his father, Ken Saro Wiwa, was a patriot. My prayers are with the family he left behind. Adieu great son of Nigeria.”

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Saro-Wiwa Jr had served as an adviser to Jonathan and was also an international journalist and author before his death.

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