President Muhammadu Buhari has poured accolades on his Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. 

In a message to Professor Osinbajo after he survived a helicopter crash in Kogi State, President Buhari praised "the tenacious spirit of Vice President Osinbajo".

A spokesman for President Buhari, Mr Garba Shehu, said the President reacted to the incident on Saturday.

Mr Garba said the President had made a telephone call to the Vice President and praised him for continuing with the campaign after the crash.

"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.

"It takes tenacious spirit and amazing spiritual strength to survive a helicopter crash without being paralysed by its impact.

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"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 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," President Buhari told Osinbajo. 

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