Ebonyi State governor, Engr. David Umahi had disclosed that the ongoing construction of airport would be completed and commissioned in the next three months.
This was made known during the banquet principally organized in honour of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Mohammadu Buhari (Rtd) in his two days visit in the state adding that the project upon completion on August 2022 would be handed over to Federal government for management and concession.
He gave assurance of completing the project on August on 2022 and equally requested for financial assistance of N10b which would be used to equip the project.
“On this note, the President had referred us to the Ministry of Aviation and the establishment had done due diligence and recommended same for the President’s approval.
“Our intention is to complete the project and hand it over to federal government of Nigeria to own and concession, we will not request for refund of project cost.
“We therefore pray that Mr. President will graciously consider and approve the release of the said amount to enable us buy airport equipment and open the project by August 2022” he explained.
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