President Jonathan Escapes Death As Presidential Jet Malfunctions Before Take-off In Minna...

President Jonathan Escapes Death As Presidential Jet Malfunctions Before Take-off In Minna (PHOTO)

By Ekemini Ekwere | News Reporter on March 9, 2014
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President Goodluck Jonathan | Jonathan Rebboah/Wostok Press/Maxppp France, Paris)
Presidential jet in Minna on Saturday, March 8, 2014 | Photo: Punch
Presidential jet in Minna on Saturday, March 8, 2014 | Photo: Punch

President Goodluck Jonathan and his entourage escaped death as the Presidential jet developed a fault in Minna, Niger state on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

President Jonathan and his entourage including Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, Adamu Mu’azu, PDP Trustees Board chairman, Tony Anenih, Sokoto governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, had boarded the jet in Minna headed to Sokoto but unfortunately couldn’t take off.

After attempts to get the jet work properly failed, Armed security officials surrounded the plane and the the dignitaries disembarked.

According to reports, the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria said the fault was as a result of the return engine not coming on.

The commander of the Presidential Air Fleet, Air Vice Marshal Uko Ebong, arranged for a smaller Presidential jet, which flew Vice-President Namadi Sambo to Minna, to convey the President to Sokoto.

9 COMMENTS

  1. This is nothing but the mercy of God at work.Thank God the presidential jet malfunction not on flight,it would had been a big tragedy sad moment for the Nationa.Our air transport will not record any tragedy or crash this year in jesus Name. Congratulation my president.

  2. Congratulation, Mr president sir. You are a God sent leader, may Almighty God continue to guide and protect you against any calamities

  3. My president, congratulations for the exceeding grace of God at work in your life which will never seize in Jesus name.I’m happy for you sir.

  4. The enemies will never rejoice over you in Jesus name. The almighty God will keep your going and coming. This nation will not weep over you, children, wife and mother in Jesus name. The curse that people believe is on every occupier of Aso rock will not affect you in Jesus name. Congrats presido

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