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Presidential Jet Flown Abroad For Maintenance.



According to information reaching DAILYNEWSLINK has it that Nigeria’s Boeing 737 Presidential jet has been flown out of the country for comprehensive maintenance ahead of May 29 inauguration ceremony.

According to a source in the Villa house Abuja said that the NAF 001, which has served the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in the past eight years was taken out of the country over the weekend.

Although the source did not disclose the location where the jet was flown to, but said that the past maintenance on the aircraft had been carried out by its manufacturer, Boeing, in the United States of America.

Boeing’s military aircraft division builds modified 737 planes at its manufacturing facilities in Everett and Renton, Washington (outside of Seattle), and South Carolina.

The 20-year-old aircraft last flew the President to Accra, the Ghanaian Capital, where he attended a Summit of the Gulf of Guinea Commission.

In his next four weeks in office, Buhari will be flown on another aircraft on the Presidential Air Fleet, the source said.

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