Monday 29 October 2012
River State Governor acquires $45 million Bombardier jet
According to the commissioner, the jet was paid for two years ago, and they bought it for 'safety reasons'. She said the governor consulted the Rivers state House of Assembly and they approved the purchase.
SaharaReporters reported that the jet was primarily purchased from Bombardier in Canada for $45.7 million through the Bank of Utah Trustee account, and was delivered to the state government on October 7th 2012.
Meanwhile, the Rivers state commissioner said the old aircraft, an Embraer Legacy 600, will be sold.