News reaching us just conformed the death of Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State, former national security adviser, NSA, General Owoeye Azazi were said to be in the naval aircraft at the time of the crash.
A military helicopter has reportedly crashed near Yenegoa in Bayelsa State, Saturday evening.
Others in the ill-fated crash include a top politician from Kaduna state Dudas Tsoho, Azazi’s orderly, the pilot and his co-pilot.
It was gathered that the victims were returning from the funeral of the father of the Special Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Douglas Oronto to Yenagoa the
Bayelsa capital when the helicopter crashed into the creeks. The helicopter was said to have burst into flames.
It is uncertain if there were survivors.