Politics FG Grounds Oshiomhole’s Chopper- Vanguard



For the second time in a year, the Federal Government, Thursday, grounded the helicopter chartered to fly Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from Benin Airport to Ado Ekiti.

The Governor’s helicopter was first grounded on June 7, last year, after it was recalled mid-air.
Commander of the 81 Air Maritime Group, Benin City, Air Commodore Soji Awomodu told the Governor that he received “a call from above” that no private jet or helicopter be allowed to fly out of Benin City to either Akure or Ekiti.

The Governor who was billed to attend a mass rally organized to round-off the re-election campaigns of the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, was left stranded at the Benin Airport for two hours before Air Commodore Awomodu delivered the message “from above”.

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Source: #Vanguard