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Nigeria to hold its first international aerospace show

Posted 7 June 2016 · Add Comment

Nigeria is due to host its first international aerospace show, Airport Expo, this October.

The show is aimed at bringing in $50 billion investment into Nigeria’s aviation industry.
 
Executive director, International Aviation Management and Security (IAMS), John Nwosu, has said the event will unite international participants in attempt to hasness the country’s aviation sector.
 
“The benefit of this programme for Nigeria is that it will attract investment in this country. For example, the Airport Expo that was held in Dubai in 2013 generated over 20-billion-dollar investment, while this one will be done in five phases and we are expecting 50-billion-dollar investment,” said Nwosu.
 

Participants will be able to collaborate and establish clear legislative frameworks, policy priorities, transparent governance systems and effective funding strategies for regional aviation growth. 

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