A member of the Senate Committee on Aviation, Senate Ifeanyi Ubah has assured the survival and growth of the Nigerian Aviation Sector saying the Senate would checkmate unwholesome practices that threatens the sector’s survival and growth.
Senator Ubah made this known in a statement on Saturday where he stated that the Senate will play vital roles in the formulation of legislative framework and policies to save the sector.
Ubah said, “As a member of the Nigerian Senate Committee on Aviation, I will continue to play a key role in fashioning out legislative frameworks and policies that will protect our indigenous Airlines as well as checkmate unwholesome practices that threaten the survival and growth of the Nigerian aviation sector.”
He commended the Chairman of Air Peace Limited, Chief Allen Onyema, who just took delivery of the third brand new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
He said that Onyema had paid for 13 aircraft and had also made an additional purchase of 17 aircraft, making it a total of 30 new aircrafts.
While commending Chief Onyema, he noted that Air Peace is a globally competitive aviation powerhouse and a major contributor to the Igbo nation’s socio-economic development.
The Senator further said Onyema had placed the Nigerian flag on a global pedestal and also set in motion the dividends that the aviation industry offers for future socio-economic growth of the country.
“This is a historic milestone that has distinguished Air Peace as a trailblazer in the Nigerian aviation industry,” he added.