The burial of presidential aide & Nollywood patron Oronto Natei Douglas took place yesterday (May 2) in Bayelsa state. And aside the 49 year old’s wife –Mrs Tarinabo Oronto Douglas and children also in attendance was President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Bayelsa Governor Dickson & wife, Nuhu Ribadu and a couple of others.

During the funeral service which took Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State…GEJ who sat next to Oronto’s widow and children, in a compassionate gesture, reached over to wipe the tears from the face of one of Douglas’ bereaved young sons.

That was so kind of Mr. President!

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Mr. Douglas passed away on April 9 from Cancer related complications.May he rest in peace.