The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo,survived a crash in Kogi State, this was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to the Vice President, Laolu Akande.
Akande tweeted that the Vice President and the entire crew were safe after the incident that occurred on Saturday afternoon.
The tweet read: “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.”
Osinbajo came out of the chopper unscathed, and immediately continued his business in Kabba, receiving a warm welcome from residents as his team drove through the town.
This will be the second time Osinbajo will escape helicopter crash in eight months.
On June 7, 2018, the chopper that conveyed Osibanjo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja, was forced to land few seconds after take off.