Alhaji Muneer Bankole, Managing Director/CEO of Medview Airlines, has bagged the Balafon Aviation Personality of the year 2016 in Nigeria award, at the just concluded 2nd WEIZO Travel and Tourism conference and exhibition in Accra, Ghana.
Presenting the award, the organiser of WEIZO, Mr. Ikechi Uko, commended Bankole for his effort so far to reduce the pains of Nigerian travellers, who had been at the mercy of foreign airlines.
Uko said Medview Airline strong presence in the aviation industry in Nigeria is what had endeared Bankole to travellers, who through online process voted him as the Aviation Personality of the year.
He expressed delight that a Nigerian carrier was championing the crusade to uplift the aviation industry.
In his acceptance speech, Bankole thanked the organisers of WEIZO, and noted that the industry was undergoing a metamorphosis, pointing out that from over 20 Air Operating Certificate (AOC), the industry was down to a one digit AOC.
He said what keep the airline going is dedication to duty in ensuring that travellers get the value for their money.
By: Sade Williams