Osinbajo reacts after helicopter crash

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo’s chopper Saturday crashed in Kabba Kogi state Vanguard gathered

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo’s chopper Saturday crashed in Kabba Kogi state Vanguard gathered

REPORTS just filter in that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was involved in a helicopter crash in Kabba town, Kogi State Saturday afternoon.

The Vice President and his crew, who were reportedly on their way to Lokoja, are unhurt.

Confirming the incident, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande in a statement, said Osinbajo and the entire occupants of the chopper were all fine after the incident.

Mr Akande gave no further details on the crashv but he thanked God and the flight crew.

After the incident, Osinbajo confirmed that he was fine and thanked everyone who expressed concern over the incident.

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"We are safe and sound!"

Prof. Osinbajo 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.

The source said all the passengers and crew on board survived the crash.

On June 7, 2018, the chopper that conveyed Osinbajo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada, Abuja, was forced to land few seconds after take off.

Akande said the helicopter accident would not hinder Osinbajo from continuing his campaigning.

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