The House of Representatives on Wednesday received the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace Sir Allen Oscar Onyema.
This followed the recommendation of the House to invite the CEO for his charitable contributions towards airlifting Nigerians back home in the face of the Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
For the lawmakers the Chairman did what others could not do for Nigerians in South Africa during the recent Xenophobic Attacks.
Chief Oscar Onyema voluntarily offered to airlift Nigerians home, a move many described as a step in the right direction.
Speaker Gbajabiamila is taking the giant step to recommend his patriotic gesture to the federal government for higher honour.
Gbajabiamila called on well meaning Nigerians to emulate the conduct so far exhibited.
Sir Oscar Allen Onyema when given the podium to address the House said his kind gesture was not born out of mere publicity but brotherly love and interest for his compatriots.
Onyema commended the President for maturely handling the issue of the xenophobic attacks
For him the evacuation couldn’t have been possible if the federal government hadn’t given him the go ahead.
While assuring that Xenophobic attacks will die a natural death, Sir Onyema called on the federal government to ensure adequate Compensation for persons involved.
He is proud that In the last one week the Nation has bonded irrespective of tribe or religion.
The lawmakers were asked to make their contributions with Representative Nkeiruka Onyejeocha from Abia State taking the lead.