Nigeria's Kaduna Governor Dies In Helicopter Crash


Kaduna is in shock at the news that Governor Patrick Yakowa and his adviser General Andrew Azazi died in a helicopter crash along with four others.
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Patrick Yakowa, Governor of Kaduna State and General Andrew Azazi

  • Nigeria:  Chopper Crash - Jonathan Orders Investigation, Mourns Victims

    This Day, 15 December 2012

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has ordered an immediate investigation into what may have caused the crash Saturday of a military helicopter that led to the death of Kaduna State ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  News of Yakowa's Death Is Rumour to Kaduna Residents

    This Day, 16 December 2012

    The news of the death of Governor Patrick Yakowa sounded like an unbelievable rumour to many Kaduna residents especially top government functionaries. read more »

  • Nigeria:  State Governor Dies in Helicopter Crash

    This Day, 16 December 2012

    It was yet another tragic event yesterday as Kaduna State Governor Patrick Yakowa and immediate-past National Security Adviser (NSA) General Andrew Azazi (rtd) died in a helicopter ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Yero Pledges Continuity As Kaduna Governor

    Daily Trust, 16 December 2012

    Former deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Alhaji Mukhtar Ramalan Yero has been sworn in as the governor of Kaduna state following the death of the state governor, Mr. Patrick Ibrahim ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Reactions to Yakowa, Azazi Death

    Leadership, 16 December 2012

    President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday stated that he was still in shock over the death of Kaduna State Governor Ibrahim Yakowa and former National Security Adviser (NSA) Gen Owoye ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Yakowa's Last Official Assignment

    Leadership, 16 December 2012

    Before his untimely death on Saturday, Kaduna State Governor Patrick Yakowa performed his last official assignment on Friday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the Barau Dikko ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Shock, Confusion in Kaduna

    Daily Trust, 16 December 2012

    There was confusion in Kaduna before the formal announcement of the death of Governor Patrick Yakowa. But as soon as the formal confirmation of the death was made the confusion ... read more »