The helicopter conveying the Vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo crashed in Kabba, Kogi state few hours ago.
The incident was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, through his verified Twitter handle, he state that the ‘Vice President’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew are safe. He is continuing with his engagement and plans for the day in Kogi State.
He further said : ‘we give 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’.
Below was his tweet:
This incident makes it the second air mishap Prof. Osinbajo would escape from in seven month.
In June, 7, 2018, a chopper that was to convey the Vice President from Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja, was forced to Land, few seconds after take off.
The chopper, which earlier conveyed the VP to the College for the ceremony, while taking off, could not ascend beyond the tree level, before it emitted thick fumes and it had to make a forced landing.