By Adedapo Adesanya
Nigeria has put the presidential aircraft, Falcon 900B, up for sale with the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) asking interested persons to submit their bids for the purchase of the aircraft.
It was not disclosed how much the craft would be sold, according to a tweet on the official Nigerian Air Force page on X, formerly known as Twitter, where it said the aircraft was put up for sale following the federal government’s approval.
“The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved the sale of Falcon 900B aircraft owned by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF),” NAF said in a flyer calling for the bid.
“In compliance with provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007, the NAF hereby invites all interested parties to submit bids for the purchase of the aircraft. The bids can be submitted by email or physically.
“If submitted by email, the bids are to be password protected and sent to [email protected] while the password is to be sent separately to dproc2@ airforce.miI.ng.
“For physical submission, the quotations are to be enclosed in an envelope and sealed while the envelope is to bear the name and address of the interested company/entity as well as the description and reference to the request. It should also bear the statement, ‘DO NOT OPEN BEFORE 24 DECEMBER 2023’.
“Please note that the bids will be processed immediately after the expiration of the deadline for submission.