The Presidency has said the helicopter crash suffered by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo would be investigated.
Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed this to Sunday Punch.
“We will follow all the necessary due diligence; that will be certainly done. That is the protocol and it is the order of things to happen,” he said.
The Caverton chopper transporting Osinbajo, along with ten others, including Prof. Stephen Ocheni, the Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, crash landed on Saturday in Kabba, Kogi State.
Immediately the incident happened, the Vice-President was said to have been immediately evacuated from the scene of the incident into a waiting vehicle and was thereafter driven in convoy with other political office holders to the palace of Obaro of Kabba on a courtesy call.
Meanwhile, a statement by Caverton Helicopters signed by its Managing Director/Accountable Manager, Capt. Josiah Choms, said, “The relevant authorities have been duly informed and an investigation into the incident has commenced.
“We will, of course, support the authorities as required. We wish to reassure the public and our various stakeholders of our unwavering commitment to safety in all of our operations.”