“Another Strategy To Loot” Nigerians React As FG budgets N47bn to continue Nigeria Air project

Reactions have trailed proposed plan by the Federal Government of Nigeria to re-launch its bid to own and operate an airline – Nigeria Air.

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Following what many described as unsuccessful bid in President Buhari first term to float the airline, the FG recently announced it has, in a renewed bid, approved the sum of  N47 billion for the take off of Nigeria Air.

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Sen. Hadi Sirika, who is the country’s Aviation Minister disclosed the money is already in the 2019 budget recently passed by the National Assembly.

Recall that in September, 2018, the Federal Government had announced the suspension of the planned National Carrier, Nigeria Air indefinitely

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Nigerians now wonder why the Federal Government now wants to re-launch the bid to establish the National Carrier.

One twitter user accused the federal government of trying to cease the avenue to “loot” more money.

“Lol another strategy to loot has began in fayose voice me I will sit down and be looking like they like a bat Awon were” tweeted @o_parta.
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This latest move by the federal government has divided opinions on social media, albeit attracting more of negative review.
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