Official Jets Services Limited, an aircraft suspended by the Federal Government for flying Musician, Azeez Fashola otherwise known as Naira Marley, to Abuja to go to a show, has composed a letter of expression of remorse to the legislature over what it portrayed as a “misunderstanding”.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, had declared the suspension of the aircraft during a Presidential Task Force preparation in Abuja on Monday.
Sirika stated, “The individual on that flight led a show. We endorsed a flight, unquestionably not for an artist. The flight was endorsed to pass on Honorable Justice Adefope Okogie from Lagos to Abuja and afterward back to Lagos for an official task.
“The activity is an away from of our endorsement which we pay attention to very. It appears this is turning into a standard. This is the subsequent time. Along these lines, Executive Jet Services is therefore suspended inconclusively and they will confront the law.”
In any case, in a letter dated June 15, 2020, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sam Iwuajoku, said he gave the endorsement for the flight thinking the traveler was the Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola.
In the letter entitled, “Re: Flight For 13/06/2020 Done By Executive Jets Services Ltd To Abuja”, and coordinated to Sirika, Iwuajoku clarified that he didn’t have a clue about the said travelers were “a lot of futile individuals”.
He stated, “We thus apologize for the above trip with your grant ref: FMA/ATMD/0175/V/V/1268 dated eleventh June 2020.
“Please the flight was to convey an appointed authority to Abuja on Sunday, fourteenth, June 2020 as mentioned and the grant was allowed dependent on the application however sadly, when I considered the Judge on Saturday morning to illuminate him that we have the license, he at that point said he has arrived at Abuja as of now with an alternate flight that somebody gave him a lift to Abuja.
“Thus, on Saturday morning, thirteenth June 2020, my staff considered me that they have a contract trip to Abuja, and that the travelers are as of now in the parlor. When in doubt, traveler shows are constantly sent to me before takeoff.
“At the point when I experienced the show and saw FASHOLA BABATUNDE, I thought it was the Honorable Minister of Works going to Abuja with his men. In this way, we chose to do the trip since he is a serving priest of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. I didn’t realize that it was a lot of futile individuals.