Cross River South Consultative Forum Commends Governor Otu’s Aviation Initiatives

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Calabar – The Cross River South Consultative Forum has expressed commendation for the initiatives taken by Governor Bassey Otu in the aviation sector, particularly the recent resumption of flight operations by Cally Air at Margaret Ekpo International Airport NEGROIDHAVEN can report authoritatively.

In a statement released on Friday and signed by leaders of the Forum, namely, Eyo Nsa Ekpo Esq., Hon Joseph E. Etene Esq., Prof Emmanuel Eyo Esq, Hon Victor Okon, Sir Maurice Effiwatt, Hon. Ada Charles Egwu, Rev James Anam, and Hon Ani Esin, the Forum acknowledged the positive impact of Cally Air, managed by Aero, in addressing the growing air traffic to Calabar. The group commended Governor Otu for his commitment to enhancing the state’s aviation infrastructure particularly his disposition to increase the fleet on Cally Air, thus positioning Cross River on the aviation map.

“The decision by the Cross River State Government led by Gov Bassey Otu to increase the fleet of Cally Air is a strategic move that will, no doubt, impact positively on the state economy in varied ramifications”, the statement reads in part.

Recall that Governor Otu received a Boeing 737 – 5N BYR Plane at Margaret Ekpo International Airport on Tuesday, signifying the resumption of flight services by Cally Air. The governor praised his predecessor, Sen. Ben Ayade, for initiating Cally Air and emphasized the state’s ambition to elevate Calabar to international airport standards.

“We have about three aircraft that would be joining the fleet in no distant time,” Governor Otu announced, underscoring the state’s commitment to expanding its aviation capacity.

The Cross River South Consultative Forum lauded the governor’s vision, recognizing the strategic importance of Cally Air in boosting tourism and making the state economically viable. The Forum also appreciated the partnership with Aero Contractors, emphasizing the positive impact it has on the state’s economy.

Captain Ado Sanusi, CEO of Aero Contractors, commended Governor Otu for his visionary leadership, highlighting the successful resumption of flight operations just in time for the Carnival Calabar International Festival.

The Forum urged air travelers to patronize Aero Cally, emphasizing that the state-owned airline offers the most pocket-friendly airfares in the country.

As Calabar anticipates a 32-day nonstop fun starting on November 30, the Cross River South Consultative Forum expressed optimism about the positive outcomes of Governor Otu’s aviation initiatives, expecting an influx of visitors. and investors into the state.