Update: Air Force helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo crashes

Earlier Today, a Nigerian Air Force helicopter carrying Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo crashed immediately after take off at Kabba on Saturday.


According to a tweet shared by Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity, Laolu Akande,

“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.”


The Vice President and his crew, who were reportedly on their way to Lokoja, are unhurt.

‘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’ he tweeted.



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