The Federal Government through the Ministry of Aviation has suspended the operator of the private jet that conveyed musician Azeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, to Abuja.
The operator,Executive Jet Services, was suspended indefinitely for breaching the inter-state movement order.
Theparrot.ng reported that Naira Marley performed at a crowded concert Saturday night, in Abuja, despite the restrictions in the country.
Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, announced the suspension of the local airline during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday.
“The return flight that conveyed the musician to and from Abuja was originally approved by the Ministry of Aviation to convey Justice Adefope Okojie.
“An approval that was fraudulently used by the airline charter company,” Sirika said.
He added the conduct of the Executive Jet Services was a gross violation of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 regulations and protocols which allowed only flights on essential services.
“As much as government would encourage the operation and growth of all operators in the aviation industry, it would not condone actions that undermine government policies and constitute risks to public interests. “