Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday recalled his experience in the February 2 helicopter crash in Kabba, Kogi State, attributing his survival to God’s special mercy.
Concise News reports that Osinbajo said God saw him through the rigours and hazards of campaigns ahead of the 2019 general election.
Osinbajo, accompanied by his wife, Dolapo, said this at an interdenominational service of praise and thanksgiving held at the Obafemi Awolowo Square, Ikenne-Remo, Ogun state.
The vice president offered prayers for peace, progress and stability in the country.
Also, his wife, Dolapo, shared her experience when she received the news of her husband’s helicopter crash, saying the mercy of God had been the pillar of her family.
The Ogun governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, in his remark, said the vice president was an embodiment of diligence and sincerity.
The Archbishop of Ecclesiastical Province of Lagos, Olusina Fape, in his sermon, said the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the recent Presidential election was due to God’s mercy.
The cleric, who prayed for the growth of the country, stated that “the election has come and gone, but it was won through the mercy of God. It is mercy that makes a difference in the lives of individuals. The election is not according to your power, your ability and your wisdom, the election is a matter of mercy.
“Mercy does five things, it brings victory, it brings exaltation, it brings wisdom, it brings deliverance and success. Your Excellency, whatever you might have achieved is not by your power or wisdom, but by the sheer mercy of God.”
The event was attended by the governors of Lagos and Oyo States, Akinwunmi Ambode and Abiola Ajimobi, as well as the immediate past governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, Ogun State Governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun, and former Akwa Ibom governor, Godswill Akpabio, as well as traditional rulers, among others.