Lawmaker calls for urgent release of funds to aviation agencies


The Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji has again appealed to the Federal Government to immediately release the intervention fund it pledged for the aviation agencies to ensure smooth gradual restoration of air transport services as announced by the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19.

Nnaji said the appeal became necessary in view of the fact that all the agencies were already finding it difficult to pay salaries due to the impact of the three months lockdown of the sector.

According to him, all the agencies, ranging from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN), the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, (NAMA) to the Nigeria…

Source: Nigerian Tribune