Lagos – Nigerian government said it has taken over Arik Airline.
The airline has faced several challenges in recent times which led to flight delays and cancellations.
According to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the decision to intervene “Clearly underscores the government’s commitment to instill sanity in the country’s aviation sector and prevent a major catastrophe.”
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The airline will now be managed by Roy Ukpebo Ilegbodu, an Aviation Expert, under Mr Oluseye Opasanya, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika expressed the belief that the development will bring about stability in the airline.For the latest on national news, politics, sport, entertainment and more follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook page.
- News24 Nigeria