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Osinbajo Chopper Provider 'Caverton Group' Speaks On The Crash - TheCityPulseNews.com
…Labour minister, 10 others on-board Caverton Helicopter on Saturday blamed hazy weather conditions for the helicopter crash involving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. The company said the incident occurred at about 3:00 p.m. in Kabba, Kogi State, confirming earlier account of Mr Osinbajo’s office. Josiah Choms, an executive at Caverton, said Mr Osinbajo was being conveyed in an Augusta AW139 chopper when it lost control as it was about to touch down. Mr Osinbajo was on a campaign mission ahead of the presidential elections later this month. The accident was due to “unusual weather conditions,” Mr Choms said, adding that there were no injuries to the passengers or crew members as they were all quickly and safely evacuated. “The 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. Mr Osinbaj, who is the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in the elections scheduled for February 16, has been inundated with congratulatory messages from Nigerians of different political affiliations. Meanwhile, the vice-president’s office has released additional details about the incident. Laolu Akande, a presidential spokesperson, said 12 people including the minister of state for labour and …