Wednesday, February 21THE LEGISLATURE

Vice President Osibanjo Escapes Death as His Helicopter Crashed in Kogi State

Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, narrowly escaped death as his helicopter crashed in Kaba, Kogi State.

Osinbajo however thanked God for saving his life and the crew members.

Osinbajo, writing on his Twitter page, said, “We are extremely grateful to the Lord for preserving our lives from the incident that just happened. Everyone of us is safe and no one is maimed.

“We are safe and sound! Thank you to everyone who has expressed concern and thank you to the crew who managed the situation well.

“We believe that God will continue to keep us and Nigeria safe even as we go higher. We continue.”

Earlier, Laolu Akande Senior Special Assistant to tVice President on Media and Publicity confirmed the accident in the statement he issued on Saturday.

Parts of the statement read: “Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has arrived Kabba, Kogi State today. His Chopper had crash landed after a landing incident, but everyone is safe.

“Prof. Osinbajo now in Kabba after the incident and continuing his engagements in the State, engaging the people on the Next Level plan of the Buhari administration. ”

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