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Reps suspend plan to acquire exotic cars

29 February 2016, 09:37

Abuja - There are indications that the House of Representatives may have suspended plans to buy 360 exotic cars for its members, reports Punch.

The suspension follows the inability of members to agree on the brand of cars to buy.

Lawmakers are currently split on whether to settle for Peugeot 508 saloon cars or the 2015 model of Toyota Camry.

Another clog delaying the purchase of the cars is the non-passage of the 2016 budget.

Also read: Senate slammed for buying exotic N330m vehicles

Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrazak Namdas said the House would buy the cars when funding was available after the passage of the budget.

The Senate has already taken delivery of its own cars for Senators.

The cost of the cars for the Senators is put at over N330m.

- News 24


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