FG To Spend N400m On Vehicles For Former Heads Of State
Nigeria's Federal Government will spend N400m on the purchase of vehicles for the former heads of government and their deputies in 2017.
This formed part of a proposed N9.882bn budgeted for the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation for the year.
Other details showed that N120.090m would be used to procure vehicles for four former Vice-Presidents and ex-Chiefs of General Staff.
The nation’s seven living former heads of government include Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.); Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Alhaji Shehu Shagari; Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.); Chief Ernest Shonekan; Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar (retd.); and former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The four living former Vice-Presidents and ex-Chiefs of General Staff are former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme; Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (retd.); Gen. Oladipo Diya (retd.), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and former Vice-President Namadi Sambo.
Apart from the leaders, the office of the SGF will also buy N32m vehicles for offices and units in the office.