February 4, 2023



Nigerian Air: No court docket will cease airline mission – FG 

The federal authorities on Tuesday mentioned as a result of public significance of
the Nigerian Air mission, there is no such thing as a legislation that stops it from organising an airline within the curiosity of the nation stressing that no rationale court docket of competent jurisdiction will forestall the nation’s proposed nationwide air mission.

Minster of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, who was responding to allegation that airline operators underneath the aegis of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) approaching a federal excessive court docket to cease the proposed deal between the federal authorities and Ethiopian Airline for the Nationwide Service from being executed.

Sirika, who spoke in Lagos at a stakeholders assembly held on the Lagos airport mentioned “I’m not conscious of that anybody is in court docket. I don’t have any court docket paper; in any other case, I’m not . I can’t see any rational court docket that may say that I’m stopping any person from establishing an organization as a result of Nigeria Air is a restricted legal responsibility firm recognized to the Nigerian legal guidelines within the company affairs

The minister mentioned “If anyone needs to return and spend money on that firm, there is no such thing as a legislation in Nigeria that stops him from doing so. If there are foreigners coming to take a position, no person stops them from investing. You may personal an organization 100%. What would you say to Shell, Unilever and Julius Berger? There are corporations in Nigeria registered by Nigerian legislation and persons are coming to take a position. That is what we wish. We wish International Direct Funding (FDI).”

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Sirika mentioned Nigeria is keen to welcome investor within the airline mission affirming that “If folks or Nigerians are investing within the airline of $200 million into Nigeria. We wish extra of them.”

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