InnovationsPress Releases

GIAS 2020: UAE, Others To Invest In Akwa Ibom Aviation Sector

The just-concluded 2020 Global Investment in Aviation Summit that took place in the United Arab Emirates has showcased Akwa Ibom State as the next big-thing in the Nigeria’s aviation industry to the world.

Akwa Ibom became the centre of attraction at the when Governor Udom Emmanuel led a high powered delegation to the Summit to present the ample investment opportunities to big players in the aviation industry, where “a lot of them have shown interest in the completion and running of the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility at the Victor Attah International Airport.”

Read:  Nigerian Steve Ezeonu wins city council election in Texas, USA.

At the GIAS 2020 Summit, which recorded breaking number of activities including Aviation Finance and Airport Project Finance Master Classes where talks on Aircraft Investment, Fleet Management, PPP Business Models, Airport Future Solutions, Governor Emmanuel hinted that his administration sees “aviation as a strategic income stream and as such is doing its best to take advantage of it. We have created investor-friendly environment. Our home carrier, Ibom Air, is receiving attention globally.”

Read:  Unilorin set to make COVID-19 vaccine research breakthrough

Governor Emmanuel, who also thrilled participants at the Summit when he presented Akwa Ibom’s economic potentials and the many incentives put in place by this administration to make Akwa Ibom attractive for investors, added that his administration was commitment to diversify the state’s economy,

He explained to investors at the Summit, who where turbocharged to invest in the state, that with the much-needed investment, the sector, which boasts of a home carrier, has the potential to directly and indirectly employ millions Akwa Ibom youths, boost the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR), among others.- Advertisement –

Governor Emmanuel also used the GIAS Summit to meet with the Marriott Group Vice President for Sub-Sahara Africa, Mr. Ibrahim Barghout, to finalize arrangement for the smooth opening of the Four-Point by Sheraton, Ikot Ekpene.

Read:  Unilorin Gets Molecular Lab For COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases’ Testing.

Mr. Emmanuel maintained that his administration’s agenda, which is tailored to a vibrant economic plan, is for the development, progress and a greener future for Akwa Ibom.


Related posts

AFREXIMBANK Sponsors African Freestyle Football Contest Organised by Feet ‘N’ Tricks


Countdown to ELOY Awards 2016


Dirt For Good: OMO educates students on plastic recycling across thirty schools.


Lagos Freeze Zone Company Raises N10.5bn 20-yr Infrastructure Bond.


Football brings Tiwa, Davido together at CAF Awards


Lagos digital marketing training summit 2018


Leave a Comment