NNPC GMD loses younger brother to gun men
KADUNA: The Management and Staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC have expressed deep condolences with its Group Managing Director, Engr. Andrew Yakubu on the untimely demise of his younger brother, Engr. Yohanna Yakubu, in the early hours of Sunday morning.
A statement signed by Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, Tumini Green stated that the 47 year old engineer, who until his death was the Chief Operator at the Power Plant and Utilities Department of the Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company, KRPC was killed by men suspected to be armed robbers at about 7am on Sunday in Idon Village in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State some 110km from Kaduna town while travelling to his village, Ungwar Wakili in Zango/ Kataf LGA .
“While we await the outcome of the police investigation on this sad event our prayers and commiserations remain with the entire Yakubu family and we implore the Almighty to give them the fortitude to bear this great loss”, Tumini stated.
The remains of the late Yohanna Yakubu would be laid to rest on Friday, 19th April, 2013 in his hometown. He joined the NNPC in July 1987.