Ghana doesn't need a new presidential jet
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Ghana doesn't need a new presidential jet


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The Defence Minister on Wednesday, June 16, argued that the country must acquire a new presidential jet that can carry at least 70 people adding that the current presidential aircraft is not fit for purpose and unable to travel long periods without refuelling.

Answering questions from North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, Mr Nitiwul argued that the safety and security of the president was the ultimate factor in deciding the type of aircraft used for his travels on a luxurious private jet which cost the state 15, 000 pounds an hour.

Speaking on Starr Morning Thursday, Dr Mensah said the timing is not right for the government to purchase a new private jet.


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