Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo escaped death Saturday as his helicopter crash-landed in Kogi state, his spokesperson, Laolu Akande, said.
Mr Akande in a tweet said, “VP Osinbajo’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe. He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi State.”
Details of the incident were not immediately clear.It is the second time Mr Osinbajo’s helicopter would crash-land.In June 2017, he survived a similar accident when the chopper he was traveling in crash-landed shortly after take-off in Gwagawalada, Abuja.
He was in the area council to attend the graduation of 40 senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service.