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Osinbajo escapes as 'own' Helicopter crashlands

Osinbajo escapes as 'own' Helicopter crashlands

"The NAF wishes to state categorically that the helicopter that crashed in Kabba does not belong to the NAF or 011 PAF".

Choms, however, said the helicopter company had informed the relevant authorities on the crash, adding that they were investigating the incident. He quoted the Vice President as saying, "We are safe and sound". Osinbajo tweeted, saying the crew managed the situation well.

He tweeted, "VP Osinbajo's chopper crash landed in Kabba, but he and the entire crew members are safe".

In June 2017, he survived a similar accident when the chopper he was traveling in crash-landed shortly after take off in Gwagawalada, Abuja.

The Vice President was in the college for the graduation ceremony of the Senior Division Course1/2018 participants.

The Presidential election is scheduled to hold on Saturday, February 16, 2019.

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"As is procedural, a full investigation into the causes of the incident would be conducted by aviation authorities", the spokesperson said.

"God has kept us safe and alive, delivered us from death so we can do more for our people and country", he said. "I am happy to note, however, that all is well with you and your delegation".

Also reacting to the survival of the vice president is Senate president Bukola Saraki.

The coalition also sought for prayers on behalf of the Vice President, who, it said, had escaped plane crash twice within seven months.

It was gathered, that Senator Babafemi Ojudu, the VP's aide, and Physician to the VP's wife were onboard the craft.


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