Arik Air on Friday said support of its “Fly to Vote promotion” by Nigerians in front of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections was empowering.
The Spokesperson of the aircraft, Mr Adebanji Ola, made this known in a meeting with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
On Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed uncovered that Arik carriers had tossed in their very own motivators to facilitate the weight of individuals who need to return and make their choice.
Arik Air had after the delay of last Saturday’s decisions, declared a level rate of N16,000 “fly-to-cast a ballot” advancement to mollify the bothers to qualified voters, who had gone for the bungled surveys.
It said that the motion was to energize such people and different Nigerians, who may have been disheartened by the rescheduling, to attempt and make a trip again to practice their establishment on the new dates of the surveys.
The aircraft said the promotion was accessible available to be purchased from Monday until March 11 for movements among Thursday and Tuesday just as March 7 until March 12.
As indicated by the aircraft, a client must present a substantial Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) at the purpose of procurement of ticket and at registration, to be qualified to fly.
The aircraft representative stated, “The support has been empowering. Individuals have been repurchasing tickets to go to their particular wards so as to take an interest in the races.
“The strategy remains that they present their PVCs and the N16, 000 covers all our 17 household courses.
“We have set up this limited time passage to energize voters’ interest,” he said.
A NAN reporter who checked exercises on Friday at the General Aviation Terminal of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, saw that greater part of the promotion recipients flew with Arik Air’s morning flights to their separate goals.
A few explorers who endeavored to buy the limited time tickets off the aircraft’s counter for prompt voyaging were turned back by the staff despite delivering their PVCs.
A movement operator, Mr Uche Ikeagwu, disclosed to NAN that the promotion flights for the Presidential and National Assembly races had been completely reserved.
“I discovered that the individuals who voyaged today officially reserved their flights since Monday. I was attempting to help my companion however shockingly, we were informed that it was never again accessible so we need to think about different choices,” he said.