The Federal Government of Nigeria has recently advertised the sale of a jet on the Presidential Fleet. The Hawker 4000 aircraft with registration number, 5N-FGX/: RC 066 is a business-size jet, which was acquired in December 2011 and has capacity for nine passengers and three crew .

The Federal government in a published advert disclosed that the aircraft which is available for inspection at Presidential Air Fleet’s hangar located at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has flown for 1,768 hours with a range of 3,190-nautical mile.

Interested buyers have been directed to submit their closed bid to the Chairman of the 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.

The bid is expected to be quoted in US Dollars and all prospective buyers were asked to submit a refundable bank draft for $50,000 to the committee with the bid.

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.”