VP Osinbajo: Caverton explains reason behind helicopter crash

VP Osinbajo: Caverton explains reason behind helicopter crash

VP Osinbajo: Caverton explains reason behind helicopter crash

Choms said "An Augusta AW139 Helicopter, under management by Caverton Helicopters was involved in a mishap on landing in Kabba, Kogi State on February 2 as a result of unusual weather conditions".

It is the second time Mr Osinbajo's helicopter has crash-landed.

The chopper crashed in Kabba, Kogi State, according to Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to the Vice President.

"We pray for the safety of the Vice President and that all his take-offs will culminate in an equal number of safe landings", Daramola said. Osinbajo tweeted, saying the crew managed the situation well.

Speaking at the Obaro of Kabba's Palace, his first stop in his visit to the State, Osinbajo expressed gratitude to God for the deliverance from the Chopper crash.

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Akande later said the vice president told a crowd that "we are extremely grateful to the Lord for preserving our lives".

In June previous year, his helicopter crash landed shortly after take-off in Gwagwalada where he attended graduation ceremony of 40 senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

The reason the helicopter flying Vice President Yemi Osinbajo crashed in Kogi state yesterday, has been revealed by Caverton group.

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, congratulated Osinbajo and thanked God for sparing the vice president. I wish him quick recovery from whatever minor injuries he could have sustained in the crash.

Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

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