The late governor of Kaduna State – Patrick Yakowa died in a helicopter crash in Bayelsa.
The Bayelsa Executive Council will hold a special valedictory session in honour of late Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State on December 18. Mr. Yakowa died in Saturday’s helicopter crash in Bayelsa.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Information, Markson Fefegha, in Yenagoa on Monday.
Mr. Fefegha said the session would hold on December 18 at the Government House, Yenagoa.
“The State Government will, thereafter, send a delegation of top government functionaries to accompany the casket of the governor to Kaduna where it will be formally handed over to Kaduna State,’’ he said.
The commissioner said that an enlarged Bayelsa Government delegation, to be led by Governor Seriake Dickson, is expected to visit Kaduna on December 19.
He said the delegation will participate in the funeral activities scheduled to take place on December 20.
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