The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the Federal Government would soon announce the take-off of the suspended new national carrier project, Nigeria Air.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) made this known on its unverified Twitter handle, @FAAN_Official.
Their tweet read, “BREAKING: Sirika Says National Carrier Project Take Off Date To Be Announced Soon…Stakeholders’ Forum Moved To Nov. 8”
The minister reportedly made this known during the visit of the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Nigeria, Fahad Al Taffaq, to his office on Monday.
Sirika had on September 19, announced the decision of the Federal Executive Council to suspend the Nigeria Air project for ‘strategic reasons’ without giving further details.