A military helicopter has reportedly crashed near Yenegoa in Bayelsa State, Saturday evening.
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.
Others in the ill-fated crash include a top politician from Kaduna state Dudas Tsoho, Azazi’s orderly, the pilot and his co-pilot.
Vanguard gathered that the victims were returning to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, from the funeral of the father of Douglas Oronto, Special Adviser to President Jonathan, when the helicopter crashed into the creeks. The helicopter was said to have burst into flames immediately.
It is uncertain if there were survivors