The federal government has decided to buy vehicles for 7 former heads of states and vice presidents, a report from Punch is saying.
The seven living former heads of government include:
- Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.);
- Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,
- Alhaji Shehu Shagari;
- Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.);
- Chief Ernest Shonekan; Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar (retd.);
- former President Goodluck Jonathan.
The four living former Vice-Presidents and ex-Chiefs of General Staff are
- former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme;
- Commodore Ebitu Ukiwe (retd.);
- Gen. Oladipo Diya (retd.),
- Alhaji Atiku Abubakar
- former Vice-President Namadi Sambo.
The budget details did not indicate the number of vehicles that would be bought for each of the former leaders. The brands of the vehicles were also not disclosed.