The National Emergency Management Agency said the bodies of the victims were recovered from the crash site in Bayelsa state Saturday and taken to a morgue, PM News, Lagos, reported.
The ruling People's Democratic Party issued statement, saying Kaduna state Gov. Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa and ex-national security adviser Owoye Azazi were among the victims, the newspaper said.
The other four were two security aides of the governor and the pilot and co-pilot of the naval aircraft, identified as Dauda Tsoho, Warrant Officer Mohammed Kamal, Commander Muritala Mohammed and Lt. Adeyemi Sowole.
The victims were returning to Port Harcourt after attending a funeral in Bayelsa state crashed and burst into flames, killing all six on board.
President Goodluck Jonathan said an investigation would be conducted into the cause of the crash.
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