Due to the alleged misinformation that has trailed the suspended Nigeria Air, the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika is to address stakeholders and the General public to set the record straight.
He says in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Deputy Director Media & Public Affairs, James Odaudu that, “In view of the general excitement generated earlier by the prospect of a new national airline coming on stream soon, and the massive reaction by members of the public in the wake of its recent suspension, it has become necessary to address some of the issues, misinformation, allegations and opinions trending in the media in order to keep the public well informed on the status of the proposed national carrier prior to the suspension”.
According to Sirika, “Federal Ministry of Transportation (Aviation) has noted the plethora of opinions, comments and observations by stakeholders in the aviation sector, and members of the public in the electronic, print and social media, following the recent suspension of the processes leading to the establishment of a national carrier by the Federal Government”.
It is in the light of this that the Honourable Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Abubakar Sirika has decided to invite aviation stakeholders and members of the public a Stakeholders Forum to hold in Abuja
According to Sirika, the interactive forum which is scheduled to hold on Tuesday October 23rd, 2018 will as usual, enable the Ministry, stakeholders and interested members of the public to adequately address all issues associated with the national carrier project, will involve airline operators, regulators in the aviation sector, prospective investors, the media practitioners, labour unions, aviation service providers, officials from the Ministry of Transportation and its agencies, and interested members of the public.