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Festus Keyamo Assumes Office As Minister Of Aviation.



Following the inauguration of Ministers by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday August 21st 2023 at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has assumed duty.

Speaking at the reception in the Ministry, Festus Keyamo said,

“I have read the roadmap, the one developed in 2016, I read it thoroughly, our intention is not to disrupt things that have been done so well if there are things that have not been done so well, we will look at it thoroughly. “We may have to add to the roadmap but not pull it down totally because I know it was a product of a roundtable, so if it was well thought out, I like the structure that I saw”.

Festus Keyamo Minister Of Aviation . Photo Credit// Facebook

He further stated that his appointment by President Bola Tinubu was not a mistake, noting that he intends to get briefings from departments and agencies in the next few days and come up with their own proposals to develop the sector.

Speaking earlier on behalf of the Directors and staff of the Ministry, Permanent Secretary, Dr. Emmanuel Meribole expressed happiness and preparedness of staff to work with the Minister. ‘‘We know you are here to continue the good work of Mr. President as concerns the aviation sector and we assure you of our commitment to make sure we delivered our mandate’’.

He assured the minister that the staff of the Ministry is committed to giving him all the needed support to succeed in his mandate.

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