Nigerians have taken to Twitter to show support for vice-president Yemi Osinbajo as he escaped death when his chopper crash landed in Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday.
Concise News reports that the chopper was conveying Osinbajo to a campaign rally in Kogi State.
According to a tweet by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo and all the occupants of the chopper are safe.
Akande said the vice-president continued on his campaign trip after the incident.
He wrote: “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.
“We give all the glory to God, our able protector and commend all the Flight Crew officials for their service. We are marching on for indeed we can do all things through Christ that strengthens us!”
Reacting, some Nigerians thank God for keeping the vice-president from plane crash and sparing his life and that of others on board.
Some of the reactions on Twitter:
Breaking: This looks very much like VP Osinbajo’s helicopter, which just lost control and crashed in Kabba stadium. Occupants were rescued according to sources & no one got hurt. God sure warns ahead. #GraceEnough #SeekPenance @rccghq
Chemical Boy @Chemicalboyy
God just saved Vice President Osinbanjo Life, after his helicopter crash in Kabba! I don’t like you man, but I don’t wish you death.
This crew be standing in front of the chopper😁😁..they dunno tha chopper use to explode, in American film😁😁…#kabba
Johannes Tobi W.@Johannxs
H.E. VP @ProfOsinbajo arrives Kabba, Kogi State. His chopper crash landed after a landing incident but everyone is safe and in good shape. The Vice President continues his campaign [right now]:
YOU CANNOT BRING THIS MAN DOWN FOR HE WILL ALWAYS PUT NIGERIANS FIRST BEFORE HIMSELF. Despite a minor landing incident, VP Osinbajo is still continuing his engagement in Kabba. Truly a man of the people. #NextLevel #NextLevelEngagements
@OfficialPDPNig commiserates with @ProfOsinbajo over the crash of the helicopter that flew him to Kabba, Kogi State.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s chopper crashed in Kabba, Kogi State. He, Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi and other people onboard escape unscathed. Thank God for averting this calamity.
Johannes Tobi W.@Johannxs
Vice President @ProfOsinbajo has continued his campaign in Kabba, Kogi State. He is hale and hearty, agile and spritely as ever!
BREAKING: A helicopter in which Nigeria’s vice president Yemi Osinbajo was travelling crash landed in Kabba, Kogi State. The VP and the crew were unhurt.
O give thanks unto God; for he is good; For his lovingkindness endureth for ever. 🙏🙏🙏
The helicopter conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo crash-landed in the Kabba area of Kogi State on Saturday. This is the second crash in 7 months.
No one was hurt. Thank God. Power belongs to God.
Vice president Yemi Osibanjo helicopter crash-lands in kabba, kogi state. The vice president and his aides came out alive tho! I fear my kogi people🤣🤣
VIDEO: VP Osinbajo’s Helicopter crash landed at Kabba, Kogi State in what would have been a national tragedy.
The VP has continued with his schedules as planned.
Mazi Marvin the Paranoid Android@Boboye_Ak
Professor Osibajo’s helicopter crashing in Kabba to me is a warning like the one God gave Jonah.
Return to the message the Lord sent you oh man of God.