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Twitterverse full of suggestions on what to exchange #For4billion

Twitterverse has largely criticised the plans by arms procurement agency Armscor to acquire a private jet for President Jacob Zuma which could cost R4 billion.

Armco has set a deadline for 20 November for information on possible suppliers before the acquisition’s board meets in December.

Meanwhile, South Africans have responded to the news with their own suggestions on what they would buy for R4 billion.

Some serious, others light-hearted, we've compiled some of the most interesting proposals so far.

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