• June 19, 2021

Insecurity: FG Has Procured 26 New Aircrafts – Presidency


By Olivia Isibor (AGENDWATCHDOG) – The presidency has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has bought 26 brand new aircrafts since his election in 2015, as part of its efforts to check insurgency.

This was disclosed during a Channels TV programme by presidential spokesman Garba Shehu, who said: “The military chiefs have been doing a lot of talking in the national assembly, but I will cite an example, we about receiving a dozen of Super Tucano aircraft which are most suitable for fighting the kind of insurgency we are faced with.

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“Beyond that we also have bought about a dozen, some have been delivered attacking helicopters from Russia and some are still in the line of delivery.

“When President Buhari came, this country didn’t have more than five aircraft, he brought 26, brand new aircraft, and about a dozen are on the way”.


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