Saturday 15 December 2012

Governor Yakowa, Azazi as victims of Bayelsa Helicopter crash.

Sky Watch Nigeria.

A military Helicopter which reportedly crashed in Bayelsa state has claimed the life of Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State and former National Security Adviser Andrew Owoye Azazi.

Governor Yakowa and Mr. Azazi, a retired military general who served as chief security adviser to 
President Goodluck Jonathan, Dudas Tsoho, Azazi’s orderly, the pilot and his co-pilot  were said to be on board the helicopter when it crashed.

The Nigeria's National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) indicated that the agency had activated a search for a crashed helicopter.

Governor Yakowa and Mr. Azazi were among many political figures who reportedly attended the burial of the father of senior presidential aide Oronto Douglas. The funeral event took place in the Nembe area of Bayelsa State earlier today reports say that the crashed helicopter was one of several helicopters that some well-connected people to the funeral.

The crash is another recent tragedy claiming people of national interest on the heels of a plane crash on October 25, 2012 that has left Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State brain-damaged. 


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