Buhari refused to attend the late Chief of Army Staff Ibrahim Attahiru’s burial because he did not want to cause a traffic jam on Abuja road, says his media aide Garba Shehu.
“We encourage the government to maintain the planes and purchase new ones if existing ones are unserviceable.”
The air-crash tragedy is a grim reminder of the frailties of Nigeria’s military brass hats. Their painful exit often shock and jolt the entire nation.
The president called the meeting to continue deliberations on national security concerns amid BudgIT revelations that Mr Buhari embarked on an unaudited security spending spree of over N10 trillion