FG, domestic airlines begins legal battle Thursday

The Federal Government has prepared a legal team to challenge the suit filed by domestic airlines seeking to stop the establishment of a proposed national carrier-Nigeria Air.

It was learned that the legal team of the government and a 10-man group representing the domestic airlines, would meet in court on Thursday in Lagos over issues about the proposed national airline.

The 10-man legal team representing the domestic airlines includes Nureini Jimoh, SAN; Prof. A.B. Ahmad; Prof. Y.B Hassan; Emmanuel Dike; Habiba Nuhu; Ashraf Yusuf; Abubakar Nuhu; Zainab Maiyaki; Opeyemi Ajekigbe; and U.F Abdullateef.

The hearing for the suit between the Federal Government and domestic airlines is due to be heard on Thursday, November 24, 2022.

Officials of domestic airlines close to the suit confirmed the suit is slated for a hearing on Thursday.

“The battle begins on Thursday. Our lawyer has confirmed to us the suit will be heard on Thursday, November 24, 2022. The Federal Government lawyers will also be coming to represent the government. Our team of lawyers will be present,” a top official of a local carrier who chose to speak on condition of anonymity told The reporters on Monday.

Meanwhile, the Managing Director, of Top Brazz Aviation, one of the local carriers listed on the court paper, Mr. Roland Iyayi, said he believes the domestic carriers have a strong case the court will decide upon.



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