Following the visit of Southeast leaders to President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, October 17, requesting the federal government’s quick intervention in the reconstruction of the only international airport in the zone; Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, the president has speedily granted their request.
President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
According to him, “I have approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. I have the assurance of the Minister of Aviation that the work will be done speedily and to the highest standards.
“Even as we have many items competing for our limited resources, we will continue to prioritize infrastructure investments in every part of the country. It is our responsibility to ensure Nigeria’s infrastructure is fixed. We will keep doing this,” Buhari said.