The Nigerian Senate has read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari seeking approval to purchase six Tucano helicopters worth $496,374,470 (151, 394, 421, 035 Naira) from the US.
According to the president, the helicopters are meant to support
the drive to improve the security of the nation.
See the tweet from the Senate below:
The Senate President
UPDATE: The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki,
has just read an Executive Communication from President Muhammadu Buhari,
informing the Senate about his ‘anticipatory approval’ for the release of $496,374,470
to purchase 12 Super Tucano aircraft.