Nigeria Air Takes Off April 2022

UPDATED: Air Nigeria takes off April 2022 – Sirika - The Nation Newspaper

Yemisi Izuora

Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, has affirmed federal government’s readiness to flag off the national carrier, Nigeria Air by April 2022.

Sirika, confirmed the latest development on Wednesday after the week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

In the new arrangement the federal government would hold a 5 per cent stake, Nigerian entrepreneurs holding 46 per cent while the remaining 49 per cent will be reserved for yet to be assigned strategic equity partners, including foreign investors.

He further noted that the national carrier, when operational, will create about 70,000 jobs for Nigerians.


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