Wike said this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Friday signed by his Special Assistant on Electronic media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu.
The Rivers governor said that the news of the death of the mother of the Bayelsa Governor came to him as a shock.
Wike noted that the deceased spent her lifetime in making positive contributions to the development of the society.
Rivers governor stated that her contributions to the society include the raising of worthy children like the Bayelsa Governor, who had been contributing to the national transformation.
Wike prayed God to grant the bereaved family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.