Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, escaped death today as his helicopter crash-landed in Kogi state. His spokesperson, Laolu Akande, noted in a tweet: “VP Osinbajo’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe. He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi State”, Premium Times reports. Reasons for the clash are currently unknown.
Meanwhile, the Vice President has also spoken on the accident.
Speaking at the Obaro of Kabba’s palace, his first stop after the incident, Mr. Osinbajo expressed gratitude to God for the safety of all occupants of the aircraft.
“We are extremely grateful to the Lord for preserving our lives from the incident that just happened. Everyone is safe and no one is maimed. God has kept us safe and alive, delivered us from death so we can do more for our people and country,” he said.