Billionaire businessman and Chief Executive of the Dome, Abuja, Dr Obiorah Okonkwo is set to float an aviation company, United Nigeria Airlines in the country.
Born on December 5, 1965 in Gombe, North East Nigeria, Dr Okonkwo is a Russian-trained Political Scientist and accomplished entrepreneur from Ogidi, Anambra State. He chairs the boards of good number of companies including The Dome Entertainment and Hospitality Limited, Solicom Engineers Limited, Private Airline Services Limited among others.
The Dome with headquarters in Abuja is the mother organisation comprising The Summit Restaurant and Lounge, The Camelot Spa, The Bodytrust Health and Fitness Bar, The Bowling Alley, Twins Cafe and Bakery, Francis Hotel and lots more.
Dr Obiora is a devout Catholic. This is evident in the name of his two aircraft known as Our Mother Mary of Miracle and Blessed Iwene Tansi. Blessed Iwene Tansi was the late Catholic priest from Aguleri, Anambra State that was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1997.
The airline is being delayed by this Corona pandemic ravaging the world. However, when fully launched will go a long way in rendering quality and professional aviation services to commuters all over the country.