Yesterday we reported that the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s helicopter
crashed in Kogi State, and the Caverton group has released a statement
revealing why the incident occurred.
Josiah Choms, an executive
at Caverton who confirmed the incident which occurred at about 3:00 p.m.
in Kabba, Kogi State, said the accident was due to “unusual weather
conditions.” According to Mr. Choms, there were no injuries to the
passengers or crew members as they were all quickly and safely evacuated
relevant authorities have been duly informed and an investigation into
the incident has commenced. We will, of course, support the authorities
as required,” the statement added.
Recall that Laolu Akande, a
presidential spokesperson, said 12 people including the minister of
state for labour and productivity, Stephen Ocheni, senior presidential
aides, security officials were on board the helicopter.