From: Uche Nnorom, Makurdi
Air Peace Flight, a private airline yesterday commenced operation in Benue State.
The airline owned by Business magnate Barr. Allen Ifechukwu Onyema made it debut flight from Lagos through Abuja the Federal Capital Territory, FCT with over 40 passengers.
In his remark during the commissioning, Governor Samuel Ortom said he is inestimably gratitude to Air Peace for choosing Benue for its flight operation,noting that it will be of great benefit to the people.
He also, noted that their operation would ease transport challenges in the State by further opening it up for foreign direct investment as well as for others who would want to invest here but are afraid of security situation in the country to travel by road.
“This is historic and would boost opportunities in the State and provide opportunities for greater impact and participation of the people and engage them so as to reduce unemployment”, Ortom said.