Oyogist.com has learned that Chief (Mrs.) Mary Iyasere, the Special Adviser on Entrepreneurship Development to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is dead.
According to reports, Iyasere 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 as Special Adviser to the Governor on Entrepreneurship Development, a position she held until her death.
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).