Nigeria’s vice-president has said he is “safe and sound” after surviving a helicopter crash as he was on his way to an election campaign rally.
Yemi Osinbajo also tweeted his thanks to the crew of the aircraft for the way they handled the situation in the central town of Kabba.
He and President Muhammadu Buhari are seeking re-election on 16 February.
Mr Buhari’s main rival, Atiku Abubakar, tweeted his relief that the vice-president and his team were unhurt.
After the crash on Saturday afternoon, Mr Osinbajo, 61, continued on the campaign trail for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party, tweeting footage from a bus of him waving at the crowds. Read more