Top Nigerian politicians across parties have sent their well wishes to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo in the wake of the helicopter crash from which he escaped unhurt.
Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar; Senate President, Bukola Saraki; former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose are among those who have congratulated Vice President Osinbajo on his survival.
The Vice President was travelling in a Nigeria Air Force helicopter which crash landed immediately after take off in Kabba, Kogi state.
Read their messages:
Dear Vice President @ProfOsinbajo, I just received news of the crash of your helicopter in Kabba, Kogi State. I am happy to note however that all is well with you and your delegation. -AAhttps://t.co/N7mMjRbigq
— Atiku Abubakar (@atiku) February 2, 2019
I join all Nigerians in thanking Almighty God for sparing the life of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who survived a helicopter crash over Kabba, Kogi State today. https://t.co/bSLo0ahTKQ
— Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki (@bukolasaraki) February 2, 2019
I rejoice with VP Yemi Osinbajo and thank God for keeping him alive today. I wish him quick recovery from whatever minor injuries he could have sustained in the crash.
For me, sanctity of life goes beyond politics and I pray that God will continue to safeguard his life.
— Peter Ayodele Fayose (@GovAyoFayose) February 2, 2019
So glad VP Yemi @ProfOsinbajo is safe. I wish him well and want him to stay alive so we can all work together as patriots to get this nation on the road to greatness. We may be in different parties and support different candidates, but he is first and foremost a human being.
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) February 2, 2019
I thank Almighty God for sparing the life of Vice president @ProfOsinbajo and his entire crew.
May God continue protect and guide us all.
— Arakunrin Akeredolu (@RotimiAkeredolu) February 2, 2019