the defunct Nigeria Airways have died in the past one week as the former
workers continue to await the release of the N45 billion approved by
the federal government for the payment of their entitlements.
Godwin Jibodu, made the disclosure while speaking with aviation
correspondents on Wednesday in Ikeja.
Capt. Akintaju, M. K. Amah, Bose Oladumiye, Onyebuchi Anunobi, Adebayo
Awoyinka, T. Bellgam and Ebenezer Akinbode.
Charles Ntanyi, has been missing since August this year after boarding a
commercial bus at night in Ogba, near Lagos.
poverty after serving the nation meritoriously in the Nigeria Airways.
has helped in building the capacity of workers in the aviation sector,” Mr. Jibodu said.
approved, the pensioners had been making enquiries at the Federal
Ministries of Finance and Aviation as well as the Central Bank of
Nigeria to ascertain why the payment was yet to be made.
but poor management, government interference and other problems brought
the airline to its knees.