Remodelled Makurdi Airport To Be Completed Soon – Aviation Minister

The remodelled Makurdi Airport, designed to be the biggest perishable cargo terminal in the country, will soon be completed.

The Supervising Minister of Aviation, Dr. Samuel Ortom made this revelation during his inspection tour of the airport.

Dr. Ortom also said that the ongoing construction of perishable terminals across the country would be facilitated as soon as funds are released from the 2014 budget, adding that projects under the Airport Master Plan, initiated by President Goodluck Jonathan for the aviation industry, were still on course and would be implemented as scheduled by the immediate past Aviation Minister.

The Supervising Minister was joined at the airport by the Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal, U. A Omeiza where issues of mutual interest were discussed in view of the status of Makurdi Airport as a military airport.

The Supervising Minister, who was accompanied on the tour by Capt Alkali, a Director in the Ministry of Aviation and the Managing Director of FAAN, Engr. Saleh Dunoma was earlier told by Engr. Saleh that work on the remodelling of the Makurdi Airport terminal had reached 90% completion.

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