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Governor David Umahi
Governor David Umahi

Buhari Approves Construction Of International Airport In Ebonyi State

Ebonyi State to have an international airport.     

Funsho Akinwale

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, granted the request of the Ebonyi State government to construct an international airport in the state.

Hadi Sirika, the Minister for Aviation, has delivered the approval letter of the federal government to the state governor, David Umahi, in Abuja.

The minister, while delivering the letter to the governor, said the approval followed the visit of a technical team from the ministry and its agencies to the state on inspection of the proposed site for the airport.

“I am directed to convey the approval of the Honourable Minister of Aviation for the construction of a state-owned/financed International Airport on the inspected site,” he noted, adding that the approval was subject to the state government’s fulfillment of certain requirements.