President of Azman Group of Companies Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, has said the group is committed to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth.
Alhaji Sarina who spoke yesterday during the upgrading of two Azman Air pilots to the professional status of captains, said the group had over 10,000 people directly working under it, and that 99 per cent of them were Nigerians.
He mentioned the firms under the group to be Azman Air transport, Azman Road Transport, Azman Oil and Gas and Azman Rice and Farms, all operating in Nigeria and drawing their workforce from within.
The president said the airline had trained over 50 pilots whose professional statuses were being upgraded.
Azman Air Chief Pilot, Captain Habib Ilyasu Mustapha, who spoke on behalf of the newly upgraded captains, Muhammad Abubakar and Shabbat Tijjani Muhammad, said history has it that it was every pilot’s dream to become a captain.
He noted that Azman Air had been doing a great job in supporting that dream.