Ugwuanyi had, in furtherance of his administration’s efforts to encourage and ensure that the federal government comprehensively rehabilitates the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, last year, to function at optimum capacity and efficiency, for the safety of air travelers, among other time-honoured interventions, promised to reconstruct the VOR/DME access road for NAMA, to aid its all-important operations at the site.
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United Nigeria Airlines had on February 12, 2021 made its inaugural flight from the domestic wing of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
An excited Ugwuanyi, who was represented at the event by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Prof. Malachy Okwueze, said the management of United Nigeria Airlines made the right choice in choosing Enugu.
Okechukwu, representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji River Federal Constituency, also called on the government to reactivate the remaining air facilities to allow international flight operations.
Kalu stressed that President Buhari is committed to infrastructural development across the country, adding that the landmark projects being executed in the South East by the Federal Government should be applauded by Ndigbo regardless of political affiliation.
The Federal Government shut the airport for one year over safety concerns and to enable repairs and extension of the runway.
Buhari made the pledge during the official reopening of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu in Enugu State on Sunday.
The forum’s Chairman, Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, made the appeal during the reopening ceremony of the airport in Enugu on Sunday.
Sirika said this on Saturday in Enugu after the final round of inspection of rehabilitation works in the airport prior to the official reopening of the complex.
Sirika, in a statement by James Odaudu, Director of Public Affairs in the ministry, on Thursday in Abuja, said the purpose of his relocation was to ensure nothing hindered the planned reopening.
Nnaji, who represents Enugu East and Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, also condemned the demolition of buildings belonging to his constituents close to the airport.
The minister also said the Federal Government would deploy all lawful means to protect national assets within the 36 states of the federation and Abuja.
The Minister of Aviation said this after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari
The directive was contained in a letter by the Director-General of the NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu, to airline operators
Khalid Emele, NAMA General Manager, Public Affairs, made this known in Lagos on Monday.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment to reopen the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on or before April 2020.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says the Federal Government has approved the overhaul of existing facilities at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
Khalid Emele, General Manager, Public Affairs, NAMA made this known in a statement to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.
Some Unions in the Aviation sector have applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of N10 billion to upgrade the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State.
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for approving a N10 billion intervention fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.