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FG advertises presidential fleet to prospective buyers
Sep 23, 2020
Source: CEOAFRICA NEWS: Reported by Blessing Sunday
Presidential fleet
NIGERIA

The Federal Government has put up a jet in the Presidential fleet, Hawker 4000 aircraft with registration number, 5N-FGX/: RC 066 for sale.

The business-size jet was put into service from December 2011, and it has the capacity for nine passengers and three crews.

According to report, only 73 Hawker 4000 aircraft were manufactured by Hawker Beechcraft between 2001 and 2013 and they were sold for $22.91 million each as of 2012.

The FG in a published advert on Wednesday revealed that the aircraft with a range of 3,190-nautical mile had flown for 1,768 hours, adding that the aircraft could be inspected at the Presidential Air Fleet’s hangar located at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Interested buyers have been asked to submit their closed bid 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 an advertisement published in some national dailies today, prospective buyers were directed to submit a refundable bank draft for $50,000 to the committee with the bid, stating that all the bids should be quoted in United States dollars.

The notice read, “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.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
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