Gone Too Soon

Johanna Laar Yakubu
Johanna Laar Yakubu

THE management and staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, have expressed deep condolences to their group managing director, Andrew Yakubu on the untimely demise of his younger brother, Yohanna, an engineer, in the early hours of last Sunday. 

 A statement signed by Tumini Green, acting group general manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the Corporation, stated that the 47-year-old, 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 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 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 Yohanna was laid to rest on Friday, April 19, in his hometown. He joined the NNPC in July 1987.

— Apr. 29, 2013 @ 01:00 GMT

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