By Bukar Bolori
Nigeria on Monday had an inaugural direct flight from the country into Jamaica.
The according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was part of the activities to commemorate 50 years of good bilateral relations between the
Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Jamaica.
The inaugural direct flight, Air Peace,
departed from Lagos and has landed in Montego Bay, on Monday, 21 December 2020.
Aboard the flight was the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and a number of other senior Nigerian government officials and members of the
Organised Private Sector.
They were received at the Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, by
the Minister of Transportation of Jamaica and other top Jamaican government officials.
According to the statement, the exercise is expected to deepen relations between the two countries in areas of tourism, education and economic activities, among others.