How Govs, Others Blew Millions On 50 Jets To Buhari’s Son’s Wedding

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Deborah Inyeneobong Bassey.

Lead representatives, pastors, and other top political characters in the nation burned through a great many nairas to fly no less than 50 personal luxury planes to go to the wedding of President Muhammadu Buhari’s child in Kano.

It was discovered that despite suggestions that more than 100 personal luxury planes arrived at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, just 50 really landed.

The Trumpet reports that the legislators burned through a huge number of naira on extravagance personal luxury planes amid rising expansion and significant expense of food things, which have caused problems for some Nigerians.

The wedding was all the rage on Friday as the high and the powerful in the general public raged Kano to celebrate with the primary family.

The individuals who went to the wedding included previous President Goodluck Jonathan, serving and previous lead representatives, priests, and skippers of industry.

One feature of the occasion was the variety of personal luxury planes that decorated the Kano International Airport, which was either contracted or exclusive, as dignitaries outmatched each other.

To contract a personal luxury plane expenses somewhere in the range of $5,000 and $7,000 each hour, contingent upon the size of the plane. A greater extravagance stream that could convey up to 11 travelers, similar to Challenger or Beechcraft Hawker with up to 13-traveler limit, could cost up to $10,000 (N5m) each hour.

Given that a large portion of the dignitaries, particularly lead representatives, going through over one hour at the occasion, every one of the contracted personal luxury planes would not cost anything short of $20,000 (N10m at N500/$).

An air terminal source who talked with our journalist said he checked precisely 50 personal luxury planes.

It was discovered that 20 personal luxury planes showed up Thursday evening and 30 on Friday morning, including official planes.


If every one of the personal luxury planes that arrived at the air terminal had paid the necessary arrival and stopping expenses, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) would round up a large number of dollars for that day.

Reports said that arrival and stopping charges cost somewhere in the range of $500 and $1,000. Also, the stream administrator pays navigational charges, which go to the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA).

A source, in any case, told our reporter that it was a dollar downpour for the FAAN and NAMA as every one of the personal luxury planes that arrived at the air terminal paid the important landing, stopping, and navigational charges, except the official planes which are excluded.

The air terminal authority who talked with our journalist said, “It isn’t a fact that more than 100 personal luxury planes arrived at the air terminal yesterday. Yet, I can disclose to you that dependent on the record accessible and what I additionally saw, 50 personal luxury planes arrived for the official/regal wedding.

“It was a chance to increase income from air terminal charges as every one of the administrators of the planes paid the essential expenses. Just official planes were excluded.

“We had a chaotic day yesterday (Friday) because of the expanded number of airplane development. I can’t recollect the last time we recorded this sort of airplane development.”

Commander John Ojikutu, an aeronautics examiner, said he expected each personal luxury plane that arrived at the air terminal to pay the fundamental charges with no type of waiver.

Truth be told he said the Presidential planes ought not to have been absolved since it wasn’t utilized for true commitment.

“Indeed in the case is utilized for an informal and individual occupation that are not government obligations. The US president pays for utilizing American Air Force One for individual excursions and pays the Business Class rate for everybody ready for him.


An extremist, Comrade Bayo Agunloye, in a visit with Daily Trust, depicted the showcase of lavishness as “tricks of the bobourgeoisie

He said the decision class had fostered the propensity for wickedness and wanton misuse of citizens’ cash when the majority are noticeably languishing.

Agunloye mourned that government officials could stop the number of personal luxury planes when numerous essential and auxiliary schools came up short on the necessary foundation.

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