I Don't Want N400 Million Armoured Cars, I Will Use Old Cars Of Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposal of the state house to procure five armoured cars, Benz S-600 (V222)  valued at N400 Million (Approx. $2M). The president got to know of the plan when the Permanent secretary of the state house, Mr Nebolisa Emodi  was letting him know of the ministry activities on Wednesday.


Mr Buhari hearing about the armoured vehicles told Emodi that the purchase was unnecessary, and the cars should not be purchased at a time of scarce resources, he further said the cars used by the past government of president Jonathan is good for him.

He further said that all activities of the state house must be within the approved budget. He approved other activities and welcomed other initiatives of the house to reduce spending and operating costs of the state house and strengthen its Finance and Accounts Internal Control Mechanisms.

Confirming the new is the Senior special assistant to the president, Shehu Garba. He said that Buhari had halted the purchase of the cars, and he had said he will use the cars of the past government.

The purchase of the new cars was said to be presented to the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, but he didn't approve it since the car delivery will be after the May 29th handover, he however, suggested that the purchase proposal be presented to the incoming president, Muhammadu Buhari, who on Wednesday put a stop to it.