El-Rufai ‘Governors are the biggest patrons of private jets,’ Kaduna governor says

El-Rufai however said that he and his colleagues had agreed to make sacrifices due to the recession in the country.

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Executive Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-Rufai speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kaduna, Nigeria November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde play Executive Governor of Kaduna State Nasir El-Rufai speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kaduna, Nigeria November 1, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has said that Nigerian governors are the biggest patrons of private jets.

El-Rufai however said that he and his colleagues had agreed to make sacrifices due to the recession in the country.

The governor made the comments on Thursday, December 15, after a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) in Abuja.

“We should lower our outlook in terms of dressing, excessive travels, convoys. If you observe, private jet business is not thriving. You know the biggest patrons of private jets are governors,” he told Daily Trust.

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El-Rufai also said that it is unfair of Nigerians to blame President Muhammadu Buhari for the recession.

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