FG Domestic Aviation Lawsuit Begins Thursday



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The federal government has assembled a legal team to challenge lawsuits brought by domestic airlines seeking to block the proposed creation of Air Nigeria, the national airline. It was revealed on Monday that the government’s legal team and a group of 10 people representing domestic airlines will meet in a court in Lagos on Thursday over issues related to the proposed national airline. Lightgospel said on November 14, 2022, the national airline’s project could be stopped by the court after the domestic airline sued the federal government and Ethiopian Airlines (its foreign technology partner and major shareholder). reported exclusively that there was A 10-person legal team representing domestic airlines includes Nureini Jimoh, SAN.
Professor A.B. Ahmad; Professor Y.B. Hassan; Emmanuel Dike; Habiba nuhu; Ashraf Yusuf; Abubakar Nuhu; A hearing on the lawsuit between the federal government and domestic airlines is scheduled for Thursday, November 24, 2022, according to The Lightgospel’s findings. A domestic airline official close to the lawsuit confirmed the lawsuit is scheduled to be heard on Thursday. “The fight begins Thursday. Our attorneys have confirmed that the case will be heard on Thursday, November 24, 2022. Federal attorneys also participate as government representatives. Our legal team will be present,” the head of a local airline, who chose to speak on condition of anonymity, told reporters on Monday.”After Thursday’s court hearing, the federal government expects her to file a full defense within a month. Without doing this, there will be no next chance. Meanwhile, one of the local airlines listed in court documents, Roland Iyayi, chief executive of Top Braz aviation company, said the domestic airline had to be ruled by the court. He said he believes there are strong reasons to do so. He said: “We are fully prepared to pursue this. Based on what we have filed with the court, we believe we have a very strong case.Based on the documents we have presented, we believe we have a very strong case. ” Mr Iyayi added: What we are saying is that the construction and design put together by the Minister of Aviation presents problems that we believe will not help the Nigerian nation in the long run. “We have also found that this new airline has been granted unfair privileges not enjoyed by domestic airlines.For example, the government is proposing a 15-year tax moratorium on him. This is not a national airline, just a flag carrier. We believe that the Nigerian public will not benefit in the end.It will be unfair competition. “These are the issues we have taken to the court and have asked the court to decide whether we will sue. ET already lists Nigeria Airways as a subsidiary on its website. We are talking about unfair competition, invented outcomes, lack of transparency, and excessive privilege that ultimately lead to market distortions. will destroy the market. I can’t get to the negotiating table, so I have no choice but to go to court before it’s too late. ” FG Legal Team also found that the federal government has assembled a team of attorneys from the Federal Department of Justice and some attorneys.

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