Reason for Osinbajo’s helicopter crash revealed

Reason for Osinbajo’s helicopter crash revealed

Reason for Osinbajo’s helicopter crash revealed

Choms, however, said the helicopter company had informed the relevant authorities on the crash, adding that they were investigating the incident.

Eyewitnesses say dust thrown up as the helicopter approached to land by the Kabba Township Stadium may have impaired the pilot's visibility.

Akande also said in a statement that Osinbajo continued his engagements in Kabba after the incident where briefed the electorate on the Next Level plan of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on yesterday survived helicopter crash in Kogi State.

The Vice President who was in the state for the Trader Moni programme in Okene, Kabba and Idah arrived the ancient town of Kabba at about 2pm with other eminent personalities on board the chopper. Everyone is safe and no one is maimed.

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Akande on his verified Twitter handle, @akandeoj, confirmed that Osinbajo was conveyed to the venue of the engagement in the same chopper.

"We give all the glory to God, our able protector, and commend all the flight crew officials for their service". As is procedural, a full investigation into the causes of the incident would be conducted by aviation authorities.

We are safe and sound! "For me, sanctity of life goes beyond politics and I pray that God will continue to safeguard his life".

"God has kept us safe and alive, delivered us from death so we can do more for our people and country", he said.

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