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Recession: FG Announces Sale of 2 Presidential Jets, Buyers to Pay In Dollars

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The federal government has announced the sale of two aircraft in the presidential fleet with potential buyers paying in a foreign currency.

A Falcon 7x and Hawker 4000 are the aircraft to be disposed, according to an advert placed in a national daily.

Interested buyers were asked to inspect the Falcon at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Airport, Abuja, and the Hawker at Cessna Zurich Citation Service Centre, Zurich, Switzerland.

The office of the national security adviser (NSA), which is in charge of the sale, said all bids should be quoted in US dollars.

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The number of the aircraft in the presidential fleet has been a subject of discussion, with critics lamenting the cost of maintaining them in a period of economic crisis.


Recall that Prominent Nigerians have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to sell-off some national assets to revive the ailing economy, which has generated intense discussion within the political space for few weeks.

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