According to the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Captain Muhktar Usman, 146 private jets in Nigeria fly into the country frequently. Estimates also say that Nigerian private Jet owners spend about N30 billion a year on maintenance of these jets.
In this post, we’ll take a look at the private Jets in Nigeria and these Private jet owners themselves.
Private Jets in Nigeria and their owners
#1. TB Joshua’s Private Jet
We hear TB Joshua has the most expensive Private Jets of them all, coming in at $3 million for only yearly maintenance cost. The Jet which was built in 2010 with registration number N131LK was delivered to its first user in 2013 (oh! So it’s even second hand sef) after which TB Joshua bought it 2 years after around early 2015.
#2. Ayodele Oritsejafor Private Jet
The General Overseer of Word of Life church, Warri owns a Bombardier Challenger 601 Aircraft which was given to him as a gift when he clocked 40 years in Ministry. In 2014 however, it was rumored that the Pastor’s Jet was used to smuggle almost $10 million dollars to South Africa.
#3. Folorunsho Alakija Private Jet
Next on our list of owners of Private Jets in Nigeria is the founder of Famfa Oil and richest black woman in the world with a staggering net worth of $1.2 billion. Folorunsho Alakija like Oritsejafor owns a Bombardier, however hers is a Bombardier Global Express XRS.
#4. Aliko Dangote Private Jet
We all know the richest black man in the world practically has a garage of private Jets. Well, he also owns a Bombardier Global Express XRS Jet like Alakija.
#5. Bola Tinubu Private Jet
The former Governor of Lagos state owns a P-CBT Falcon 900DX (who in the world names these things anyway) private Jet which he reportedly bought for $35 million.
#6. Mike Adenuga Private Jet
The second richest man in Nigeria owns a Bombardier Challenger 604 Aircraft, a Bombardier Global Express XRS and a Falcon 7X.