Nigeria signs Bilateral Air Service Agreement with US, India, Morocco, and RwandaDevdiscourse News Desk | Abuja | Updated: 08-10-2020 10:09 IST | Created: 08-10-2020 10:09 IST
The government of Nigeria has announced that it has signed a Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with each of the United States, India, Morocco, and Rwanda, according to a news report by Premium Times.
Hadi Sirika, Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, made the disclosure via his official Twitter handle on Tuesday night.
"I am glad to announce that President has signed the instruments of ratification of the bilateral air service agreement between Nigeria and USA, India, Morocco, and Rwanda," Sirika said.
I am glad to announce that Mr President, on behalf of Nigeria, has signed the instruments of ratification of the bilateral air service agreement between Nigeria and USA, India, Morocco as well as Rwanda. 🇳🇬🇳🇬 🇲🇦🇷🇼🇺🇸🇮🇳🇳🇬🇳🇬🤝🤝🤝 pic.twitter.com/UHFx0VbqLW— Hadi Sirika (@hadisirika) October 6, 2020
The new agreement is to enable free movement of commercial flights among the countries involved.
Nigeria has signed numerous BASAs in the past, with few reciprocated.