Saturday, 19 September 2015

Missing Bauchi aircraft arrives Nigeria


The missing Bauchi State Aircraft, yesterday, arrived in the state from Moroco, where it was discovered by the present administration. The 5N -BJM aircraft landed at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport around 10am.
Interacting with journalists’ after a brief ceremony on the arrival of the aircraft, the State Deputy Governor, Nuhu Gidado, said, “We have been longing to see our aircraft back and we are glad that the aircraft is back. We will be meeting with the crew and see what next and how to move forward.”

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State while speaking on the occasion of his 100 days in office had disclosed that his public Property Recovery Committee discovered an aircraft belonging to the state in Morocco.
He however assured that the recovered aircraft would be received by the state government in few days at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi.
The governor said: “I wish to announce the fruitful efforts in locating the state-owned “Embraer 145 Aircraft in Morocco and soon it will land at the Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa international Airport in a matter of days.”
Meanwhile, Mallam Isa Yuguda, the former governor of Bauci State, has reasonably cleared the air on the missing aircraft, saying it was on lease to Overland Airways.
Yuguda said that the full story of the plane, which was bought by the former administration of Governor Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu, is contained in the handover notes, and his successor, Mohamed Abdullahi Abubakar, did not need any assets recovery committee to discover what happened to the aircraft.

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