Thanksgiving Service In Honour Of Osinbajo To Hold In Aso Villa
One hundred and twenty hours of thanksgiving is been organized to thank God and pray for more safety for leaders in the country after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo survived a helicopter crash last week Thursday.
This was disclosed yesterday by the Chaplain of the Aso Rock Villa Chapel, Pastor Seyi Malomo.
As earlier reported by Naija News, the helicopter which conveyed Vice President Osinbajo to the graduation of 40 senior officers of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Customs College in Gwagwalada on June 7, couldn’t rise above the trees when the Vice President was scheduled to depart and was forced to make an emergency landing.
Osinbajo was subsequently conveyed back to the presidential villa in a vehicle instead of the air craft.
Mr. Laolu Akande, Osinbajo’s media aide thereafter, cited “technical reasons” for the Vice President’s return to the Villa by road.
However, at a special praise-and-thanksgiving service in the chapel yesterday, Pastor Malomo said the engine of the helicopter actually failed.
To this end, he declared that 120 hours would be devoted to praising God, teaching people and praying to God for his blessings for Nigeria.
“Last week, we received the news with shock that the Vice-President’s helicopter engine failed and we thank God that God preserved him.
“The preservation of the leaders is the preservation of the nation and, as a result, we want to thank God.
“This programme was organised to thank God for His watchful eyes over our leaders, over our nation and more particularly, over the deliverance for the vice president.
“We will be spending 120 hours praising God, teaching about thanksgiving, praying to God to bless Nigeria more, establish peace in Nigeria more, preserve our nation more and give us the victory that is needed,” Malomo said.