- President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has intervened in the diplomatic situations in the United Arab Emirates
- The Nigerian leader on Thursday, August 24, ordered the immediate resolution of disagreements with UAE on Emirate Airline, Visa Issuance
- Tinubu made this known to the Ambassador Designate while receiving his Letter of Credence at the state house in Abuja
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Receiving the UAE Ambassador, on Thursday, August 24, the president directed that issues affecting relations with the Emirates Airline, and issuance of visas to Nigerians should be “immediately’’ resolved, emphasizing that he stands prepared to “personally’’ intervene.
An aide to the president on social media, Daddy D.O @DOlusegun made this known via X (formerly known as Twitter).
The president's aide tweeted:
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"President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has Directed the Immediate Resolution of Disagreements with UAE on Emirate Airline, Visa Issuance. He emphasized that he stands prepared to “personally’’ intervene in the diplomatic situation in UAE. He said this to the Ambassador Designate while receiving his Letter of Credence."
Nigerians react to Tinubu's new directive on X
As usual, Nigerians express delight at the new move by the President.
"President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's commitment to resolving disputes with the UAE and his readiness to personally intervene underline the importance of diplomacy and maintaining strong international ties."
"Good news everyday @Mz_Tosyn this should be response to one of your request y Mr President."
Lady finally gets high-paying job
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a woman who achieved her lifelong dream of working for Emirates Airline had shared a video of her first day on the job on TikTok.
The woman, who had successfully passed her interview with the airline company, was overjoyed to start her new career as a flight attendant.
The video captured her excitement as she prepared for her first flight, wearing the iconic red hat and beige scarf of Emirates Airlines.
Cheapest and most expensive states to travel by air in Nigeria
The National Bureau of Statistics has revealed that the cost of traveling by air within Nigeria increased by over 40% in one year, spanning June 2022 to June 2023.
The statistics agency stated this in its recent Transport Fare Watch report for June 2023.
According to NBS, the average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes’ single journey increased by 4.93% from N74,948.78 in May 2023 to N78,640.54 in June 2023.