Nigeria’s leading airline, Arik Air has introduced a N16,000 ‘Fly to Vote’ promotion to encourage Nigerians travel to their respective wards to cast their votes in the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections, as well as the gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly elections holding across the country on February 23, 2019 and March 9, 2019 respectively.
The N16,000 promotional fare is the one-way ticket cost to any domestic destination on Arik Air’s network.
The airline in a statement issued by its spokesman, Ola Adebanji, said customers must present a valid Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) at the point of purchase and at check in to be eligible to fly.
“The Fly to Vote promotion is available for sale from Monday, February 18, 2019 till Tuesday, March 11, 2019 for travel between Thursday, February 21 and Tuesday, February 26, 2019 as well as between Thursday, March 7, 2019 and Tuesday, March 12, 2019”, the statement said.
Promo tickets can be purchased at any of Arik Air’s sales channels such as Airport and City Ticketing Offices or online at www.arikair.com.
In his words, Arik Air’s Chief Executive Officer, Captain Roy Ilegbodu said: “We have put this promotional fare in place to ameliorate the effect of the postponement on the traveling public and encourage voter participation.”