Aviation Authorities Investigate Crash Of Osinbajo’s Chopper

As is procedural, aviation authorities are to conduct a full investigation into the causes of the crash of the chopper conveying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, to Kogi state on Saturday.

Osinbajo departed Abuja about 1pm today on a Chopper ride to Kogi State in continuation of the Family Chats & Next Level engagements.

Prof. Osinbajo headed first to Kabba, and while landing at the Kabba Stadium, the Helicopter suddenly skidded sideways until it halted on its side few metres away from the intended resting spot.

Alongside Osinbajo, the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, senior presidential aides, security officials and the crew; there were a total of 12 people on board. Everyone came out safely after the incident.

“We are grateful to God for His protection and safety, and we thank the crew and security personnel for their prompt response and service. We are also grateful for the tremendous expressions of concern and affection, as well as prayers from all,” Osinbajo said.

The Vice President is continuing the planned engagements in Kogi State according to plan.

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