The national carrier, Nigeria Air, is expected to commence operations before May 29th.

Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika, made this known while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council, FEC meeting presided over Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He explained that something crucial had happened in the aviation industry with FEC’s approval of the Aviation Leasing Company, adding that the Council also approved the sum of 3.5 billion naira for contract for photometric and taxiway light for Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt airports.

Also, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said the Council had approved the establishment of 37 new private universities across the country.

He noted that by the foregoing, the present administration had surpassed any other administration in terms of establishing universities.

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