Green Africa Airways Inaugurates Operations in Ibadan, Promising Affordable and Reliable Flights.
In a significant development for air travel in the region, Green Africa Airways, a promising new player in the aviation industry, has marked its entry into Ibadan with an inaugural flight ceremony at the Ibadan Airport, Alakia. The event was attended by government officials, industry representatives, and local dignitaries, underscoring the importance of this expansion for the area.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, represented by Deputy Governor Alhaji Abdul-raheem Adebayo Lawal, expressed his commitment to fostering a conducive environment for investors in the state. He highlighted the efforts his administration has put into enhancing airport facilities and acknowledged the new functional fuel dump that was commissioned recently.
The Governor applauded Green Africa Airways for choosing Oyo State as its base, lauding the CEO, Mr Babawande Afolabi, for his dedication and youthful energy.
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Makinde pledged the continued support of the state government for the airline, emphasizing the administration’s focus on attracting businesses and investors to establish Oyo State as a hub for investment, tourism, and human capacity development.
CEO of Green Africa Airways Makes Promises.
Mr Babawande Afolabi, the CEO of Green Africa Airways, expressed his delight at operating in Ibadan, his birthplace. He emphasized the airline’s mission to utilize air travel to create a better future. Afolabi announced that Green Africa offers remarkably affordable fares for travelers between Lagos and Ibadan, highlighting the convenience of air travel, which is not only cost-effective but also significantly reduces travel time compared to road journeys.
Afolabi’s vision for the future of the airline includes expanding routes from Ibadan to connect various regions across Nigeria, West Africa, and even the entire continent. He expressed optimism about the airport’s potential to play a pivotal role in the country’s aviation landscape.
The event was attended by a host of dignitaries, including government officials such as the Head of Service, Mrs Olubunmi Oni, and Commissioner for Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport, Prof Kehinde Dahud Sangodoyin. Representatives from various sectors, including culture, tourism, and public-private partnership agencies, also graced the ceremony, showcasing the collaborative effort behind Green Africa Airways’ establishment in Ibadan.
With its commitment to affordability, reliability, and future expansion, Green Africa Airways’ entry into Ibadan marks a significant milestone in the aviation sector, offering not only convenience for travelers but also promising economic growth and connectivity for the region.