Naira Marley: FG Suspends operations of private airline indefinitely for flouting COVID-19 regulations
The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert.
This was disclosed on Monday by Mr Hadi Sirika the Minister of Aviation, during the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily press briefing.
The minister stated that the supposed aircraft was to be used to fly an Appeal Court Judge, Justice Adefope Okogie, from Lagos to Abuja, was inappropriately used for conveying Naira Marley.
According to him, the executive jet service was to operate a return flight from Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos into Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja on the 14th of June, 2020to drop off Justice Adelope Okojie in Abuja for her official duty.
Mr Sirika said the Executive Jet Services has been suspended indefinitely, adding that they will not escape the arms of the law.