Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan joined thousands of Nigerians to witness the burial of Late Pa Bethel Obuah, father of the Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah on Friday at Omoku .

Also at the burial were Former Rivers State Governors, Dr Peter Odili and Sir Celestine Omehia, former Ministers, Senators, National Assembly members, Commissioners, State Lawmakers, traditional rulers, women and youth groups.

In his funeral oration, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike announced that a private philanthropic foundation would be established in honour of Late Pa Bethel Obuah to sustain his philanthropy to the less privileged.

He described the late Pa Bethel Obuah as a man with a great sense of humour, noting that he was always committed to the welfare of his people.