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BOMBSHELL: Private Jets are being used for money laundering, dr¥g tr@fficking, others – Minister of aviation, Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, SAN, Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development has revealed that private aircraft operating in Nigeria are being used for money laundering, dr¥g tr@fficking, and other illicit activities.

He shared this revelation while speaking at the Ministry of Aviation in Abuja on Thursday, 27th of June, 2024, during the formation of a Ministerial Taskforce Committee aimed at stopping illicit charter activities in the country.

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The minister, without mentioning names, emphasized that these sad activities have cost the industry billions of dollars and created serious security issues.

He went on to say that some of those engaged in illicit activity had obtained permits for flying non-commercial aircraft but had vi%lated the terms of those licenses.

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Speaking to the committee members, Keyamo ordered them to compile a list of all operators of non-commercial flights, look into all professional licenses and verify their legitimacy, and suggest sanctions for airlines found to be culpable.

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The eight-member group, led by Ado Sanusi, the CEO of Aero Contractors, was tasked with reporting to the minister on its conclusions within the next three months. [CONTINUE READING HERE]>>>>

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