Bayelsa Airport to commence commercial flight operations

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has restated the commitment of his administration, to ensure commercial flight operations begin at the state airport.

Senator Diri gave the assurance during the courtesy visit of the Air Officer Commanding, Mobility Command of the Nigerian Air Force, Yenagoa, Air vice Marshal Ibukun Omotayo and his team to Government House, Yenagoa.

The governor who commended the command for making good use of the airport for its operations, promised to ensure the licensing and commencement of flight operations into the state capital.

Speaking earlier, Air Vice Marshal Omotayo congratulated the governor on behalf of the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on his assumption of office.

The Air chief, who promised to ensure that the security architecture of the state was not compromised, noted that the Air Force is ready to establish a base for regimental training in the state to support the base in Bauchi State.