Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has said that Ibom Air, the State-owned Airline, will extend its flight operations to the Gambia and other West African countries.
The governor thanked the Gambian High Commissioner and the President of Gambia for indicating interest in bilateral relations with Akwa Ibom State in the area of Commerce, industry and aviation development.
“I will get this to be discussed at the Board of Directors meeting of Ibom Air, so that we can also consider flight to Banjul,” Emmanuel said.
He acknowledged the tourism potentials in the Gambia and advised other West African countries to take advantage of the tourism potentials that Ibom Air offered.
Earlier, Njie, commended the governor for the great achievements recorded by Ibom Air.
He expressed the willingness of his country to have Ibom Air commence flight operations to the Gambia.