Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development, to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Chief (Mrs.) Mary Iyasere 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 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”.