Anambra Airport: “We Don’t Need Any Financial Assistance” – Obiano Tells FG

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Ahead of the April 2021 proposed opening of Anambra International Cargo Airport, the Executive Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Dr. Willie Obiano, has boasted that the state is not in lack of the financial resources to complete the airport.

Speaking during his visit to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, yesterday, Governor Obiano, also revealed that when completed, the airport will have the second-longest runway in Nigeria, after the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

According to him, the airport is being built with the best available materials, with a guaranteed lifespan of 100 years.

“We are sure of the date because we have the money to complete it. We are not asking for any assistance, neither are we taking any loans. I am here personally to brief you on the project and to invite you to commission it for us in April 2021”.

On why he embarked on the airport project, the Governor said the airport will help grow the economy of the state and its environs.

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