Nigeria Air To Take Off In April – FG
Senator Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation, claims that Nigeria Air, the country’s national airline, will take off in April 2022.
iexclusive News Nigeria reports that he made the remarks to State House media after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to him, the national carrier 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.
When fully functioning, he estimates that the national carrier will employ roughly 70,000 Nigerians.