Meet The First Man That Owned A Private Jet In Kano (Photos)

According to a post by Jafaar, a journalist based in Kano State, he gave an in-depth into the man who owes the first private jet in Kano State.

According to him, he said, A Kano-based merchant, Mr G.R. Boyd-Carpenter, was arguably the first person to own a plane in Kano in 1928. His De Havilland Cirrus-Moth light plane flew across most Northern parts of Nigeria in the late 20s and early 30s.

When Irish female aviator Lady Bailey was flying solo through Africa along the west coast in 1929, she met Boyd-Carpenter and his D.H. Moth at a stopover in Kano as shown in the second picture.

Boyd-Carpenter later escorted her from Kano to Zaria, where she took off for London. The third picture shows Mr Boyd-Carpenter in Zaria, preparing for his return flight to Kano.



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