On Saturday, 2nd of February, 2019, Vice President of Nigeria – Yemi Osinbanjo and his cohort crashed landed at Kabba in Kogi state, Nigeria.
Fortunately, the Vice President and the other occupants were uninjured as this is the second time Osinbajo is having a crash related encounter.
The first one was around June, last year at Gwagwalada, Abuja, the helicopter conveying the Vice President was forced to make an emergency landing due to technical issues few seconds after take-off.
Prof. Osinbajo, who was on his way to engage the people on the Next Level Plan of Buhari’s administration before the crash, still commenced with the engagement after the unfortunate encounter.
The Kogi state government released a statement while confirming the incident announcing that, “The vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osibanjo, is safe after the unfortunate encounter as regards the landing of his helicopter today in Kabba, Kogi state.
He concluded that “The vice president, including his team, despite the incident went on as regards the primary reason for visiting the state; which is engagement of the people for the Buhari Administration.”