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Buhari reacts to helicopter crash in Lagos


President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the helicopter crash in Lagos on Friday, 28th August 2020.

The crash happened at No. 16, Salvation Road in Opebi, north of Lagos.

Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, confirming the incident said “One person was rescued alive while two persons including the pilot died.

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The bodies have been deposited in the mortuary and the injured evacuated to the hospital.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with families, friends and associates of victims of the Bell 206 helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation which crashed Friday into a building in Opebi, Lagos State.

The President’s message was contained in a terse statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja.

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According to the statement,

“While the nation awaits report of investigation into the accident by aviation regulatory agencies, the President prays that God will console the bereaved families, grant peace to the souls of the dead and speedy recovery for the injured.