will officially commence commercial flight operations today, the Akwa Ibom
State Government has disclosed.
contained in a statement by Mr. Ekerete Udoh, Chief Press Secretary to Governor
noted that Ibom Air is the first commercial airline ever to be owned and
operated by a state government in country as well as in the whole of Africa.
the airline is one of the signature projects of the Emmanuel Administration
aimed at changing the economic fortunes of the state and providing employment
for the unemployed indigenes of the state.
airline which represents one of the signature projects of Governor Udom
Emmanuel’s first term was launched on February 20th this year with three
aircraft by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,” he said.
commencement of the commercial operations by Ibom Air has been celebrated by
Akwaibomites and other Nigerians as a testament to the visionary leadership of
Governor Udom Emmanuel, who seems determined to break conventional wisdom
concerning things long thought to be impossible to achieve.