Nigeria’s Presidential Jet For Sale

Joseph Bakare

The Federal Government is planning to sell one of its presidential jets.

The government, who disclosed this on Wednesday, said the jet, Hawker 4000 aircraft with registration number, 5N-FGX/: RC 066, has a capacity for 9 passengers and 3 crew members and built by Hawker Beechcraft more than 8 years ago.

The federal government, in an advertorial, urger interested buyers to submit a refundable bank draft for $50,000 to the Chairman, Committee for Sale of Aircraft, Office of the National Security Adviser, care of Special Services Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation in Abuja, directing them that all the bids should be quoted in United States of America dollars.

Moreover, the government said the aircraft with a range of 3,190-nautical mile had flown for 1,768 hours.

“Please note that all bids must be submitted within one week of this publication. A background check is required as a pre-qualification for the bid.

“Prospective bidders who want to inspect the aircraft will be granted access within one week from this advertisement,” the federal government said.

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