In fact every President of an African Country needs well protective cars because of the current level of insecurity characterising the Continent.
Everybody will understand me on this. The nature of their work and their safety is of great relevance.
Premise of the foregoing, they need a vehicle that can move at high speed, tackle the terrain, very stable and secure around bends.
As a matter of truth, this does not come cheap.
Provided below are the 5 most expensive cars owned by President of some Africa Countries;
A. President Paul Biya Of Cameroon
This President owns a stretched armoured limousine by Klassen. He uses it to attend his daily meeting around the country.
In fact his limousine is an SUV a Range Rover Autobiography SUV, which is protected in level 7 & 9 ballistic styles.
Interestingly, the car has its own customized number plate reading, PRC, armoured glasses, panoramic roofs, stretched rear door, Bang and Olufsen sound system, up-to-date infotainment compartment.
Aside its luxurious nature, the car is custom made to withstand any explosions.
B. President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria
He is the present President of Nigeria.
He is well known for his anti-corruption stance and simple lifestyle but do not expect his ascetic life to run into the choice of his official car.
President Buhari has been spotted driving in expensive and luxurious Mercedes-Maybach S600.
It is believed to be his official vehicle.
His predecessor drove a Mercedes Benz S350, which cost a bit less than the Maybach.
C. President of Egypt
Do you know that the presidential state car in Egypt used by Hosni Mubarak until February 2011 was a black armored 1998 Mercedes-Benz S-Class .
According to records, an earlier model of it helped save his life in Ethiopia in 1995.
Currently the vehicle used by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is a black armored variant of the 2013 Mercedes Benz S-Class with a unique black number plate with the presidential crest above an Arabic.
D. President Uhuru Kenyatta Of Kenya
Kenya’s president drives a Mercedes-Benz Pullman S600.
He also owns an armoured Toyota Land Cruiser V8, costing $160,000 and a Range Rover Vogue in addition to his car collections.
The Mercedes-Benz Pullman S600 is equipped with a 6.3 Litre V8 engine that can reach a top speed of 220 mph.
E. President of Liberia George Weah
The Mercedes-Benz W220 S-Class is the official car of the current President of Liberia, George Weah.
The machine is escorted by a series of Nissan SUVs carrying security details.
It seems to be the choice car for past Liberian Presidents as Charles Taylor and Samuel Doe also found presidential comfort in luxury Mercedes-Benz.
According to history, Samuel Doe is believed to have purchased over 60 luxury Mercedes, which cost over US$60,000 each.
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Source; Opera News