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Nigeria Air Take Off Date To Be Announced Soon-FG

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika,in an interview  has said the embargo placed on Nigeria Air, the national carrier, will be lifted as soon as possible.

According to James Daudu, the ministry’s deputy director of media and public affairs, Sirika said this while receiving Fahad Al Taffaq, United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Nigeria, in Abuja.

He quoted the minister as saying the new date for take-off of the airline would be announced soon.

The suspension placed on national carrier will be activated as soon as possible as against the December 24th stipulated for its take off.
Furthermore, the minister of information Lai Muhammed has clarified that the National Carrier project was suspended due to ‘Investor Apathy’ describing it as a ‘tough decision’.
In a counter reaction, Sirika has said the reason for the suspension was untrue as ‘The National Carrier Project has an avalanche of well grounded and ready investors.

Critics of the current administration has described this project as a way of siphoning national funds.

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