Senate President Bukola Saraki, and Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have reacted to the news that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo cheated death in Kogi State after the helicopter conveying him crash landed.
DAILY POST reported that the aircraft carrying the Vice President crashed landed in Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday.
However, Osinbajo and all other occupants of the chopper escaped unhurt.
Speaking on the development, Saraki joined Nigerians in thanking God for the life of the Vice President.
In a post on his official Twitter page, Saraki wrote: “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.”
Also, reacting, Dogara called on government to ensure diligent checks on government owned aircrafts in order to avoid such occurrence in the future.
On his Twitter page, he wrote: “I join His Excellency, Prof Yemi Osinbajo in thanking the Almighty God for saving him and his team from any fatality in the unfortunate incident in Kogi State.
“I urge relevant authorities to conduct due diligence checks on all govt owned aircraft to prevent a re-occurrence.”