latest Post

Two Presidential helicopter handed over to the airforce by the Nigerian Government.

Nigeria. 
News from Nigeria. 


The Nigerian government recently run a full page newspaper advertisement for the sale of two aircrafts from the presidential fleet. A Falcon 7x executive jet and Hawker 4000 are supposed to be disposed off.
The presidency has in its bid to offload two aircraft in the Presidential Air Fleet (PAF), handed over two Augusta AW101 Helicopters to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

The NAF, through its personnel in PAF, originally maintains these aircraft.
The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), in a ceremony monday, handed over the aircraft to the Minister of Defence, Muhammad Mansur Dan-Ali.

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, and other top security chiefs witnessed the hand-over event at the Presidential Wing of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.
The NSA noted that the release of what he described as ‘Very Important Personality (VIP)’ aircraft to the air force was “in fulfillment of the promise of President Muhammadu Buhari to reduce the amount of money spent on the maintenance of the PAF.”

About Africas diary

Africas diary
Recommended Posts × +