President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for his “resilience” over how he handled the helicopter crash.
According to a statement from Mr Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman, Mr Buhari called the Vice-President on phone and praised him for continuing with campaign activities despite the crash.
Buhari said it “takes tenacious spirit and amazing spiritual strength to survive a helicopter crash without being paralysed by its impact.”
Shehu quoted the President as telling Osinbajo during the phone call that, “We give glory to the 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.
“I’m proud of our partnership and your unalloyed loyalty and your commitment to the service of Nigeria.
“That you proceeded with your engagements, despite the accident, is a testimony to your passion for service to country and a reflection of your admirable spiritual fervour.
“May God continue to protect you and all those on board with you, bless your lives and grant you good health and long life to serve our country even more.”