President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the national air carrier, Nigeria Air is expected to commence operations before the end of 2022.
The President announced this in Abuja while declaring open the third Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organised to evaluate the level of progress made in the implementation of the Nine Priority Agenda of his administration.
President Buhari said said that the establishment of Nigeria Air is at 91 per cent completion.
He said the feat is being boosted with the certification of Lagos and Abuja international airports by the International Civil Aviation Organization, while Kano and Port Harcourt Airports are undergoing similar certification processes.
The President said “high-impact projects” had been implemented across the country to meet the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians.
He highlighted progress made in the areas of agriculture, economy, infrastructure, security, health, anti-corruption among others.