Kelvin Osa Okunbor
AVIATION pressure group and think-tank, Aviation Round Table (ART) has kicked against the botched Air Peace Airline evacuation flight for stranded Nigerians in Canada caused by COVID -19 pandemic.
The group in a statement by its spokesman, Olumide Ohunayo said it reject in totality the nebulous safety concerns conveyed by the government of Canada.
ART views the action not only as an unfriendly act but an unwarranted discriminatory and anti- competition acts bordering on avoidable aero-politics.
His words, “The demand of our common humanity at these challenging times posed by the ravaging COVID- 19 requires the maximum cooperation of all.
We therefore request our government, especially the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Aviation to stand firm against this discriminatory and unfriendly act. Air Peace remains Nigeria’s flagship duly authorised by Nigeria for the evacuation mission of her distressed citizens in Canada.
In the diplomatic spirit of respect…