President Muhammadu Buhari has praised his Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo after the latter survived a helicopter crash yesterday.
The President released a statement to that effect signed by his aide, Garba Shehu and in it he said that it was only someone with “tenacious spirit and amazing spiritual strength” to survive a helicopter crash “without being paralysed by its impact.”
He also praised the Vice President for continuing with his campaign plans even after the crash showing that it showed great levels of commitment.
“We give glory to Almighty God for sparing your life. I’m impressed by your tenacious spirit which enabled you to continue on your campaign engagement, despite the shock of the crash.” Buhari was quoted as saying on a telephone call to Osinbajo.
“I’m proud of our partnership and your unalloyed loyalty and your commitment to the service of Nigeria,” he said.
“That you proceeded with your engagements, despite the accident, is a testimony of your passion for service to country and a reflection of your admirable spiritual fervour.
“May God continue to protect you and and all those on board with you, bless your lives and grant you more good health and long life to serve our country even more.”