Buhari Says Nigeria Air Will Begin Operations Before The End Of 2022
Nigeria Air’s establishment is 91% complete and flight operations are anticipated to start before the end of the year.
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
President Muhammadu Buhari gave an update on the strategy for creating a national carrier for Nigeria on October 17, 2022,
The third Ministerial Performance Review Retreat, which was held in Abuja to assess the degree of progress made in carrying out his administration’s Nine Priority Agenda, was officially opened by the President when he made a statement on the subject.
According to Buhari, Nigeria Air’s establishment is 91% complete and flight operations are anticipated to start before the end of the year.
According to him, IATA is currently certifying the international airports in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, and Port Harcourt, and similar certification procedures are also being carried out at the airports in Port Harcourt and Kano.
In order to fulfill Nigerians’ desires and aspirations, the president claimed that “high-impact projects” had been carried out nationwide.
Over 3,800 kilometers of new roads had been built throughout the nation, according to Buhari, who also announced that 38 new aircraft had been purchased for the Nigerian Air Force to help in the fight against insurgency. Uhuru Kenyatta, the retreat’s keynote speaker and the recent former president of Kenya, was also present.
He continued by saying that 38.7 million Nigerians, or 35% of the total target population for vaccination against COVID-19, had received their full dose of the vaccine.
The President said: “In recognition of the importance of critical infrastructure in economic development and the quest of this administration to leave a lasting legacy, we have implemented high-impact projects across the length and breadth of the country that meet the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians.
“Some of the notable achievements include the completion of 326km Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line and railway ancillary facilities; the completion of over 156.5km Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway modernization project with extension to Lagos Port, Apapa.
“On road projects, this administration has constructed 408Km of roads; 2,499Km of SUKUK roads, and maintenance of 15,961Km of roads across the country.
“Key among these projects are the construction of 1.9km 2nd Niger Bridge linking Anambra and Delta States with 10.30km approach road; rehabilitation, construction, and expansion of Lagos-Shagamu-Ibadan dual carriageway; the ongoing rehabilitation of Abuja-Kaduna – Zaria – Kano Road, among others.”
The president will be speaking live on Nigeria Air for the first time.
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