Turkish Airlines Apologizes For Abandoning Nigerian Students In IstanbulConvert Clear
After initially denying abandoning Nigerian students in Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Turkey, the management of Turkish Airlines has vehemently apologized to the management of Glisten International College, Abuja for its poor treatment of 22 college pupils and instructors at the airport. The students and their instructors, who were Nigerian delegates to the United States for a robot competition, were abandoned at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport for almost 48 hours. An apology letter exclusively made available, dated May 2, 2017 and signed by the General Manager of the airline in Nigeria, Mr. Gokhan Cetin, apologized for the maltreatment of the students and their instructors in Turkey. The letter was personally taken to the school by Mr. Cetin with some of the airline’s staff in Abuja. In its meeting with the management of the school, the airline also promised to embark on a project within the school premises. The airline also provided the school’s management staff with three complimentary tickets to to any country of their choice as compensation.