The Change is here! President Buhari finally sells his jets

– Following the launch of the “Change begins with me” campaign, Nigerians call on Buhari to reduce cost of the governance

– The presidency in a response said that Buhari established the committee to cut the number of presidential jets


President Muhammadu Buhari one year ago promised Nigerians to cut the cost of governance by selling a part of his presidential air fleet. Finally, Garba Shehu, presidential media aide, has on Thursday evening, September 8, announced that Buhari has given the order for the reduction of the number of jets in his fleet. READ ALSO: Buhari orders selling of 9 presidential jets

He wrote on Twitter: “There is a government committee already in place, working to reduce the number of aircraft in the presidential fleet.”

This came as the reactions trail the launch of the “Change begins with me” campaign by President Buhari on September 8. The campaign is geared towards engendering a holistic attitudinal change in Nigerians, thereby restoring credible value system, spirit of patriotism amongst others.

Nigerian blogger, public speaker, Japheth Omojuwa, said: “Change begins with selling the presidential jets. ONLY a genuinely rich country should think of having up to 3. We have about 10 jets.”

Nigerians in their reactions called on the government to begin change from the presidency.