Amaechi Names Street In Port Harcourt After Azazi
The Rivers State governor and Chairman of Governors Forum, Rotimi Amaechi on Saturday described former National Security Adviser (NSA), General Andrew Iwoye Azazi as his elder brother whom he looked up to for advice whenever he was troubled.
Speaking at the funeral service of the late General, who died in a Helicopter crash penultimate weeks ago, Mr Amaechi announced the naming of a street in Port Harcourt in honour of the former NSA and thanked the Bayelsa State government for giving him a state burial.
The late Azazi, a four star general retired from the Nigerian Army on 20 August 2008 and was appointed the National Security Adviser on October 2010 by President Goodluck Jonathan. He was the Chairman of Bayelsa State post flood disaster management committee before his death.
The late Azazi was on Saturday buried at the Ijaw National Heroes Square in Yenegoa, the capital of Bayelsa state.