President Muhammadu Buhari says he plans to sell off more jets from the presidential fleet while some will be handed to over to the Nigerian Air Force.
The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, confirmed this after revealing President Buhari’s directive that two jets from the presidential fleet be sold off to cut down on overheads.
According to Mr. Shehu, the president has already approved that the sale of the two aircraft be advertised in national newspapers.
The sale […]
A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of “Say No Campaign Nigeria”, has called on President Muhammad Buhari to sell off his fleet of presidential jets as an examplenary measure to assure Nigerians that government is ready and willing to sacrifice in order to rescue the country from the current economic depression.’
The coalition, made up of Partners for Electoral Reform (PEF), Protest to Power Movement (PPM) and Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), said it was disingenuous […]
Despite the biting economic recession in the country, the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has spent the sum of N5bn on the 10-aicraft Presidential Air Fleet in the last 15 months, document obtained from the Presidency has revealed.
According to the document, the Presidency put the amount of money so far released for the Presidential Air Fleet since the inception of the current administration in May 2015 till date in the region of N5bn.
The breakdown of the sum showed that N2.3bn was […]
According to the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, It is now very possible for private organizations and individuals to hire the presidential jets
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has revealed that the president jets are now up for hire. He said this during an interview with the News men.
When asked why his party criticised former President Goodluck Jonathan for running the largest presidential air fleet and the APC promised to […]