It said in local parlance that “once beaten twice shy.” So, twice beaten, then you need to be seriously careful.
The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu I, has described the averted chopper mishap of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, as a grace of God.
He said Osibajo is a man enjoying the divine grace because of his a clean heart and passion for the survival of a peaceful and united Nigeria.
In a statement by his press secretary, Mr. Alli Ibrahim, the Oluwo, who said only those serving with pure mind escape incidents of such magnitude, prayed for the vice president that he would continue to enjoy God’s favour in all fronts as he discharges his duties to the nation.
Describing Osinbajo as an asset and factor in Nigeria, the first class traditional ruler further prayed that he would live long to render more service to the nation and humanity.
He said: “I pray for God continued mercies on you and your aides. No evil shall befall you because you have a clean heart to support survival of a peaceful and united Nigeria. God will preserve your dear live to render more service to this great nation.
“I am using the opportunity of my position as the representative of the almighty God on earth to arrest and re-direct all calamities on your way becaus you are His beloved.”