MaxAir to Jos: Runsewe Commends Governor Lalong
By Udeme Clement :
Same day flight into and out of Jos, the Plateau State capital by local Carrier, MaxAir, initiated by Governor Simon Lalong, has attracted the commendation and support of Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe.
The flights scheduled for every Monday, Wednesday and Friday will be flagged off by Governor Lalong on Monday, September 28, 2020.
Our Correspondent gathered that the flight operation is part of strategic economic plan by Plateau State government to open Jos for Cultural tourism businesses, investment, visitations and full exploitation of the vast mining and agricultural landscape.
Runsewe disclosed that unvieling of the air travel corridor between Abuja andJos by Governor Lalong is not only timely and strategic, but a pointer to the fact that the Governor is futuristic and serious in changing the socio-economic and Cultural tourism fortunes of Plateau State .
“This initiative is a masterstroke and has shown the capacity of Governor Lalong to critically address the economic development of Plateau State, particularly Cultural tourism architecture, which will now gain new attention through this same day return flight from Abuja to Jos.”
Runsewe stated that the linkage of Abuja, the diplomatic powerhouse and seat of Federal Government of Nigeria to Jos, the home of Cultural tourism and Peace, by MaxAir will generate a seamless economic activities between every strata of private and government concerns on Cultural tourism in both Abuja and Plateau State.
“The socio-economic possibilities of this flight connection to Jos from Abuja by MaxAir initiated by Governor Lalong cannot be overemphasised.
” Imagine the ease of doing business it will engender, international flights bringing tourists to Abuja, connecting easily to the temperate Nigerian peaceful city of tourism, the business concerns and domestic tourism enthusiasts more than ever before provided with endless opportunities to create and enjoy limitless Cultural tourism offerings by Plateau State.
“This is so generously gifted and will showcase, job openings, prosperity beneficial to Plateau State and Nigeria in general.” Otunba Segun Runsewe explained.
Also, Jos, the Plateau State capital, will host this year’s National Festival for Arts and Culture (Nafest) come November, 2020.
Nafest is the signature national festival organised by NCAC and attended by the 36 States of Nigeria, bidded for and hosted by any willing State government with notable Cultural tourism infrastructure and endowment.