National Carrier: Bad Ideas Die Hard In Nigeria

Posted: August 8, 2015 in Uncategorized

National Carrier: Bad Ideas Die Hard In Nigeria

Agùntáṣǫólò

I like President Buhari. I remain a fan of the man. That said, for someone like me who believes in smaller government, I have always known that supporting Buhari carried the risk of supporting dirigisme.Whatever – politics is like a christmas hamper anyway; it is not everything inside the hamper you will like or find useful.

But even at that, hearing that Nigeria wants to ‘launch’ an airline (again) just makes you shake your head. The first part of the comments attributed to the President make all the sense in the world:

Our airports are the windows through which people see our country. Anybody coming into the country will likely come through the airports.

“If we cannot secure and maintain our infrastructure, it will reflect very badly on us

Nobody can disagree with the above – our airports, especially MMIA, are truly terrible. The bar is very low…

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