Nigeria Air To Commence Operations In April 2022 - Sirika Hadi (Minister Of Aviation)

By The Nigerian Voice

The minister of aviation, Sirika Hedi has stated that Nigeria’s national carrier, Nigeria Air, will take off by April 2022. The minister disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja.

The minister announced the take-off date while briefing state house correspondents after the federal executive council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja.

He said the national carrier will be run by a company in which the Nigerian government will hold a five percent stake while Nigerian entrepreneurs will hold 46 percent.

He said the remaining 49 percent will be reserved for yet to be assigned strategic equity partners, including foreign investors.

Sirika said the national carrier, when operational, will create about 70,000 jobs for Nigerians.