Nigeria’s oldest airline, Aero Contractors has offered its aircraft, both fixed wing and helicopters, to the Federal Government of Nigeria for airlift of relief materials, medical equipment and personnel in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the airline, Captain Ado Sanusi said the gesture would form part of the contribution of the airline to support government’s fight against the virus and treatment of those already infected. Sanusi said the aircraft would henceforth be at the disposal of the Presidential Task Force for the Control of Coronavirus in Nigeria, headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha. He urged well-meaning individuals; corporate organisations and others to support the government to overcome the pandemic. He said: “We at Aero Contractors have decided to offer our fleet to the federal government; all the aircraft in the fixed wing and rotary, to deploy at its disposal in the fight against COVID-19. This is what we have decided to do to support government.
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