ART carpets FG for earmarking N8.5bn for suspended national carrier in 2019 budget

The President of Aviation Round Table (ART), Dr. Gabriel Olowo, has carpeted the federal government for earmarking N8.5bn for the suspended national carrier project, Nigeria Air in the 2019 budget proposal to the National Assembly. Speaking in Lagos on Thursday at the launch of a book ‘The Learned Commander,’ authored by Capt. Dele Ore, an erstwhile director of operations of the defunct national carrier, Nigeria Airways, Olowo lampooned the government for setting aside the sum of N500m for Transaction Advisers in the budget, saying that a little of such an…

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