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Approving aircraft for Tinubu is an issue of national security – Reps spokesman [VIDEO]

The Deputy Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Philip Agbese, has stated that the Green Chambers’ approval for a new aircraft for President Bola Tinubu is an issue of national security.

The federal lawmaker from Benue and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) made the statement in an interview with Arise TV.

His words: ”On the issue of the approval by the parliament to provide aircraft from the president. Mr President, is, in the first instance, a citizen of this country.

”We owe it as a responsibility that every citizen of this country is protected in one way or the other.

”We consider that to be an issue of national security and of great importance to the well-being of our country.

”If the head is sick, or something happens to the head, of course, it will affect the whole nation.”

The House of Reps had commenced the process of approving new aircraft for the president and his deputy, Senator Kashim Shettima.

The move sparked outrage among many Nigerians, at a time when the country is struggling with economic hardship.

Watch the video of the interview below:

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