Abia State Government would be looking towards performing the ground breaking ceremony for the Abia Airport next month to enable the Project team realize the project before the expiration of this administration in the State.

The State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu who stated this when he received in audience, the Abia Airport Project Team led by its Chairman and President, Eskom Plc, Chief Philip Orjiako, disclosed that his administration was very passionate in realizing its first ever Airport that would be of international standard.

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Represented by his Chief of Staff, Dr A.C.B Agbazuere, the Governor, while describing the Abia Airport Project Team as the best hands for the project noted that the new proposed Abia Airport was very dear to the State as it would go a long way in opening open up more developmental channels, enhance inter-state relations as well as boost economic activities across the South South and South Eastern States.

The State Chief Executive used the opportunity to urge the project team to redouble their efforts and show more commitment towards realizing the airport in record time and assured the team of Government’s partnership, support as well as adequate security throughout the duration of the project.

Earlier in his address, the Chairman, Abia Airport Project Team and President, Eskom plc, Chief Philips Ojiako who commended the State Government for sticking to their own part of the agreement, promised that his team would utilize every machinery at their disposal in other to realize the Abia Airport with international standards.


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