Senate Vetoes Downgrade Of Enugu Airport

By Uche Mbah The Senate has, in their last plenary, kicked against the plans by the presidency to downgrade Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu over security issues. Instead, they asked the Federal government to make efforts to repair and expand the runway to reduce the security risks that the Aviation ministry has complained about. Recall that the Minister of Aviation, in a Town hall meting in Lagos, has said that the airport will be downgraded due to security concerns. He cited the dangerous runway, the location of an abattoir and…

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