The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology in Zaria, Kaduna State, will begin assembling Magnus Centennial Aircraft locally with funding of N2.3 billion granted by the Federal Executive Council (FEC).
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Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, made this announcement following the FEC meeting on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, which was presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Sirika expressed confidence that the Nigerian aviation sector would soon advance to local aircraft manufacturing.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of n2.3 billion for the commencement of the local assembly of Magnus centennial Aircraft at the Nigerian college of aviation technology, Zaria, Kaduna state.
Sirika expressed optimism that the Nigerian aviation industry would soon progress into
local manufacturing of aircraft but we are beginning by assembling these training
aircraft and it will happen very soon.