December 15, 2012 / 6:21 PM / 5 years ago

Helicopter crash kills Nigerian state governor - source

YENAGOA, Nigeria, Dec 15 (Reuters) - A helicopter crashed in Nigeria’s southern oil-producing Bayelsa state on Saturday, killing the governor of Kaduna state, an aide to the politician told Reuters.

Bayelsa police spokesman Fidelis Odunna confirmed a helicopter had crashed in Ogbia Creek but gave no details of who was on board or any casualties. (Reporting by Owolabi Tife; additional reporting by Isaac Abrak and Segun Owen; Writing by Joe Brock; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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