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Money talks! Nigerian billionaire rescued from Lagos-Benin expressway traffic with helicopter (watch video)

By Chris Odogwu
Publish on June 25, 2019

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The power of money! This Nigerian billionaire put his money to good use when he got stuck in heavy traffic by calling a helicopter to come pick him up!

A scene from an action movie played out recently as a Nigerian billionaire, who was stuck in traffic on Lagos-Benin Expressway, was rescued with a private helicopter on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

According to Naijauto breaking news, the unidentified billionaire got stuck in the traffic jam on the expressway while traveling. He put a call across to his people to come to pick him up. Shortly after the call, a helicopter arrived at the scene and picked him up right in the middle of the road.

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As captured by a video of the incident which is trending online, other motorists abandoned their cars and had their phones on record mode as the man got on the helicopter.

Watch how the action happened!

In a few minutes, he was in the aircraft up in the sky, leaving the hundreds of motorists still stuck in traffic to their fate.

The video has received lots of reactions from Nigerians with many people awed as such a thing hardly happens in these climes.

Indeed, money answers all things, including traffic jams!

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Chris Odogwu is a freelance Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication (Public Relations and Advertising major) from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them. Connect with him on LinkedIn (Chris Odogwu), Twitter & Instagram (Chris_Odogwu).