Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed his appreciation for the concern shown by Nigerians over the crash of the helicopter he was aboard at Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday.
Osinbajo’s spokesman, Dr Laolu Akande, had earlier confirmed that the chopper crashlanded but everyone was safe.
Akande said that Osinbajo was already in Kabba and was continuing his community engagements in the state on the Next Level plan of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
Osinbajo thanked Nigerians via his verified Twitter handle @ProfOsinbajo. “We are safe and sound. Thank you to everyone who has expressed concern, and thank you to the crew who managed the situation well. We believe that God will continue to keep us and Nigeria safe, even as we go higher. We continue Next Level engagements in Kabba, Kogi State,” the Vice President said.
Speaking at the Obaro of Kabba’s Palace, his first stop in his ongoing visit to Kogi State, Osinbajo expressed gratitude to God for the deliverance from the chopper crash.
He added: “We are extremely grateful to the Lord for preserving our lives from the incident that just happened. Everyone is safe and no one is maimed. God has kept us safe and alive, delivered us from death so we can do more for our people and country”.