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Nigeria Helicopter Crash Kills State Governor, Five Others

A helicopter crash in southern Nigeria on Saturday killed a state governor, a former national security adviser and at least four others, rescue officials and the ruling party said.

The National Emergency Management Agency said that "the bodies of the six passengers on-board the helicopter" had been taken to the "mortuary", while a statement from the ruling party confirmed that Kaduna state Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa and ex-national security adviser Owoye Azazi were among the victims.

Source: Agence France Presse


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