Federal Government Puts Up Presidential Aircraft for Sale
The Federal Government has put up one of the aircrafts in the presidential fleet for sale. The sale was advertised in a couple of national dailies, stating that Hawker 4000 aircraft with registration number, 5N-FGX/: RC 066, has been in use since December 2011, and also added that it has capacity for nine passengers and three crew members, and a range of 3,190-nautical mile flown.
The advert also said that interested buyers can inspect the aircraft at the presidential air fleet’s hangar located at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Interested buyers were also required to submit their closed bid to the committee for sale of aircraft at the office of the national security adviser (NSA), alongside a bank draft of $50,000.
“Please note that all bids must be submitted within one week of this publication. 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 advert read.