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Helicopter Crash: PDP Congratulates Osinbajo, Calls For Thorough Investigation


SAN FRANCISCO, February 03, (THEWILL) – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for a “thorough” investigation into the crash of the helicopter conveying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.

In a statement on Saturday, the party said expressed shock over the incident which occured in Kabba, Kogi state and congratulated the Vice-President and crew members for escaping unhurt.

Osinbajo was embarking on a campaign trip to the state when the chopper crash-landed.

He came out unhurt, and immediately continued the campaign receiving a warm welcome from residents as his team drove through the town.

Reacting on Saturday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said the party is grateful to God that the vice-president survived the crash.

“The party however called for a thorough investigation into the traumatic incident adding that the safety of our leaders, and of course, all Nigerians, must be guaranteed, especially at this critical time,” he said in a statement.

“The PDP urges all Nigerians irrespective of creed, ethnicity and political affiliation, to continue to pray for God’s continued intervention in our national life.”