Buhari To Maintain 6 Aircraft, Constructs Personal Helipad In Daura

Buhari To Maintain 6 Aircraft, Constructs Personal Helipad In Daura

Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammed Buhari boards one of the Nigerian Presidential Fleet planes to Germany

Contrary to reports last week that the Federal Government ordered the sale of 9 presidential air-fleet, President Mohammadu Buhari has ordered the construction of a helipad in Daura katsina, state .

According to Thisday newspaper the helipad is to enable the president operate between the federal capital territory and his home town.

A source confirmed to Thisday that the president plans to maintain the six functional presidential air-fleet.

It was gathered that amongst all the aircraft are under the presidential fleet, eight of them are strictly reserved for the president. Others are reserved for executive airlift.

Other aircraft reserved for executive airlift are used by the Vice-President, Senate President, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and could be used to convey African heads of states visiting or departing Nigeria.

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