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Airline explains illegal airlift of musicians to Abuja

Airline explains illegal airlift of musicians to Abuja

Aviation
Embattled local charter operator, Executive Jet, yesterday, apologised for carrying out illegal operations, saying it was tricked into the prohibited flight. The carrier, which has been suspended indefinitely, airlifted a popular musician, Naira Marley, to a concert in Abuja. Apparently shocked by the development and the airline’s defence, aviation stakeholders said the oddity showcases the rot and complicit nature of the aviation sector, describing such breach as a huge risk to national security. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Executive Jet Services Limited, Sam Iwuajoku, in a letter to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said they were misled into an identity theft alleged against the musician, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley. Iwuajoku said the...