Former NSA, Azazi; Kaduna Gov., Yakowa feared dead in helicopter crash

Former National Security Adviser, Owoye Andrew Azazi
Former National Security Adviser, Owoye Andrew Azazi

The dignitaries were travelling to Bayelsa in the Helicopter.

A helicopter conveying top senior government officials is feared to have crashed in Bayelsa State.

The former National Security Adviser, Andrew Azazi; and Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa are among those believed to be inside the helicopter.

The occupants are feared dead, although there is no official confirmation yet.

The dignitaries were believed to be travelling to attend the burial ceremony of the father of Presidential Adviser, Oronto Douglas.

The burial of Obereba Douglas was scheduled for Friday and Saturday in Okoroba, Bayelsa State.

Yushau Shuaib, the spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency could not be reached for comment on the crash.

Other zonal coordinators of the agency, however, said they are not yet aware of the incident.

More details later