Yacht is for security not Tinubu pleasure’s sake - Bayo Onanuga


In a statement, the Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, Mr Bayo Onanuga, explained that the yacht in question was for the purpose of security operations and not for use by the President for pleasure’s sake.


He said the yacht was ordered by the Navy under the previous administration, adding that President Tinubu considered its importance in the maintenance of National security, hence its inclusion in the supplementary budget.


According to the statement the payment request for the boat was part of the committed obligation submitted by the office of the Chief of Naval Staff to the Ministry of Defence, upon which the total requests submitted requests was in excess of 200 billion Naira, out which the President approved 62 billion Naira.


The statement said President Tinubu is focused on securing the country and her territorial waters, adding that the government is investing more resources to enhance greater economic output from oil and gas, as well as marine and blue economy.


It stated that Nigerians will soon get the benefits of the ongoing reforms that would lead to a buoyant and improved quality of life.

Source: Radio Nigeria

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