The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has slammed the men of Nigerian Airforce and Police Force who took part in the arrest of the two Caverton Offshore Support Group pilots, saying they they dangerously ignorant.
Sirika made this declaration in the COVID-19 media briefing Wednesday evening.
The minister regretted that the officers who carried out the arrest went against the laws which put aviation in the exclusive list. He however assures that the federal government is taking all necessary legal steps to secure the release of the pilots.
The minister insisted that the pilots will carry on with there duties as it was borne out of President Buhari’s quest to ensure the country revenue does not cave in during this period of economic downtown.