Enugu Airport: FG, Enugu State May Reach Rapprochement

Hadi Sirika

By Uche Mbah The threat of closing down Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu may be put on hold going by ongoing discussions between the State government and Ministry of Aviation. Recall that the Ministry has threatened to downgrade and close down the Airport due to Security issues raised by the Ministry. These included incessant bird strikes, bad runway, a market nearby, the Enugu Free trade zone and other issues. But Enugu state government rose from an emergency State Executive Council, SEC meeting and immediately ordered the relocation of the Emene…

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FG To Close Down Enugu Airport

Hadi Sirika

By Uche Mbah The Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika has said that the Akanu Ibiam International Airport will be closed down by the Federal Government because of what he called safety concerns. “I am afraid the Enugu Airport has to be closed down”, he announced.” I have told the governor that we have to move the Market, Free Trade Zone, and take the radio mast away so that we can move in and fix things and clear the runway so that we can improve on safety and save lives”. He…

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