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His Excellency, Dr. Agbu Kefas received the CEO of XeJet, Mr. Emmanuel Iza in Jalingo, this afternoon. During the meeting, the CEO made known his intention of partnering Taraba State on Air Taraba.

He explained that setting up Air Taraba would stimulate economic growth.

According to the CEO of XeJet Air, the proposed Air Taraba is a 50-seater regional jet service and will provide domestic passenger services on Abuja Jalingo routes and others to be created later.

The Governor in his usual demeanour of always paying attention to any initiative/idea that will develop the present state of Taraba, acknowledged the proposition of Mr. Emmanuel Iza and re-emphasized the commitment of his administration to upgrade the Suntai Airport – as the re-modeling of the airport is ongoing.

Present during the visit are top government functionaries and some members of the state House of Assembly.