A helicopter carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and his entourage crash landed in Kabba, Kogi state on Saturday.
Multiple reports said Osinbajo and all the people on board were safe.
The Vice President who is in the town for his next-level engagements with the people, was undaunted by the accident.
In a video posted on WhatsApp by Johannes Tobi, the VP was seen on phone giving assurances to his caller, that ‘everything’ is OK. He was seen with Senator Smart Adeyemi, the APC Senatorial candidate for Kogi West.
obi also further reported that Osinbajo continued his campaign. ” He is hale and hearty, agile and spritely as ever!”. A Twitter post showed the VP flashing a V-Sign as he rode into the town amidst cheers by the people on the street.
“We give all the glory to God, our able protector and commend all the Flight Crew officials for their service. We are marching on for indeed we can do all things through Christ that strengthens us!”, also tweeted Laolu Akande, the media SSA.
In a further statement, Akande said: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has arrived Kabba, Kogi State today. His Chopper had crash landed after a landing incident, but everyone is safe.
“Prof. Osinbajo is 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”.
Meanwhile, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has thanked Nigerians for their concern following the helicopter incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.
The chopper carrying the Vice President had crash-landed after an, but everyone was safe.
Prof. Osinbajo is 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.
“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 Next level engagements in Kabba, Kogi State,” the Vice President said.
At the Obaro of Kabba’s Palace, his first stop in his ongoing visit to Kogi State, Prof. Osinbajo expressed gratitude to God for the deliverance from the Chopper crash.
“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,” Osinbajo said. (NAN)