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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Governor Of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa & 5 Others Die In Helicopter Crash In Bayelsa

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has confirmed the death of the Governor of Kaduna State, Patrick Yakowa; the  former National Security Adviser; Andrew Azazi and four others in a helicopter crash in Bayelsa state. The helicopter reportedly crashed this afternoon in a swampy location near Okoroba community in Nembe local government area of the state.
The Presidency in a statement mourning the victims the helicopter crash gave the names of the other four victims of the crash. They are Dauda Tsoho, an aide to Governor Yakowa and Warrant Officer Mohammed Kamal, an aide to former National Security Adviser, Owoye Azazi. The pilots were Commander Muritala Mohammed Daba and Lt. Adeyemi O. Sowole.

NEMA’s spokesman, Yushau Shuaibu, in a statement, said that the six occupants of the chopper were found dead and their remains had been taken to the mortuary.

May their souls Rest In Peace.

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