BY YUNUSA BUNU, FEBRUARY 11, 2024 | 02:44 PM
Kebbi State Governor, Comrade Dr. Nasir Idris, has officially initiated the resumption of commercial flight operations from the Sir Ahmadu Bello International Airport, Birnin Kebbi, to Abuja.
The commencement was marked by the arrival of a scheduled flight at the airport on Wednesday evening, signaling the start of the service.
Expressing his satisfaction with the resumption, Governor Nasir Idris assured passengers of patronage while commending the professionalism of NG Eagle Airlines, the operator of the maiden shuttle.
'I have flown with your airline from Sokoto to Abuja, which sparked my interest in your operations,' he remarked.
In recognition of the efforts, Abdullahi Ahmed, Chairman of NG Eagle Airlines, presented an award of appreciation to the governor on behalf of the airline's management.
According to Yahaya Sarki, the governor' s spokesman, the ministry of works and transport had previously announced the reinstatement of flight operations from Birnin Kebbi to Abuja, with flights scheduled for Fridays, Sundays, and Wednesdays.
He explained that the initiative aligns with Governor Nasir Idris' commitment to enhancing transportation in Kebbi State and fostering investment within the region.
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