By: Luka Daniel (Bauchi),
The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has flagged-off the commencement of a daily commercial flight by Max Air Transport Company, from Bauchi to Abuja.
Governor Bala Mohammed, while performing the flagg-off ceremony on Monday at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport Bauchi, expressed confidence that the development would bring to an end, the transportation problem in the aviation sector in the state.
The Governor said that, with the development, Bauchi State would witness unprecedented boost in commerce and tourism sectors especially, with the discovery of Oil in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state.
According to him, the daily flights would also contribute immensely to the economic development of the state, as Yankari Game Reserve would accordingly, play host to many National and International visitors.
Bala said, his administration, has come up with the arrangement to assist people of the state, who would now have uninterrupted daily flights to improve their commercial activities.
The Governor who urged the management of the Max Air to provide efficient services to the state, pledged government’s commitment to the agreement.
Also speaking, the Speaker, State House of Assembly, Abubakar Y Sulaiman while describing the move as a milestone achievement, assured of the assembly’s support to the initiative.
The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu who was represented by Galadiman Bauchi, Ibrahim Sa’idu Jahun commended the governor for coming up with the initiative.
On his part, the Managing Director of the Company, Dikko Dahiru Mangal pledged to provide efficient services.