Nigerian Air official take off date has been announced by the Federal Government, ENigeria Newspaper reports.
Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, said the country’s national airline, Nigeria Air, is expected to take off by April 2022, while speaking to State House reporters after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Wednesday.
ENigeria Newspaper reports that on Wednesday, he stated According to him, the national carrier – Nigerian Air will be managed by a firm in which the Nigerian government will own 5%, Nigerian entrepreneurs will own 46%, and the other 50% will be allocated for yet-to-be-assigned strategic equity partners, including foreign investors.
He said when operational, the national carrier would create about 70,000 jobs for Nigerians.
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