NIGERIA: Abia State Sets To Establish Airport

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured the people of the State that his administration will continue to overcome challenges and keep the State moving in the right direction of sustainable growth and prosperity including the project of establishing the states airport.

Governor Ikpeazu, stated this during the grand finale of the 29th anniversary celebration of the creation of the State held at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia, on Thursday. He expressed appreciation to God for the relative peace and political stability in the State.

Governor Ikpeazu further said that his administration had worked on 200 roads and assured that before the end of his administration, he would ensure the completion of the new Government House, JAAC Secretariat, as well as deliver on a new airport.

The Governor also disclosed that a committee to midwife the airport project has already been constituted, saying that his administration has constructed 359 new classroom blocks in the State and was set to add another 150 along with the already established four model schools.

Ikpeazu reiterated that his administration would continue to apply prudence in ensuring that available resources are managed for the good of Abia people despite the challenges posed by the outbreak of COVID-19, which created massive economic shocks across the globe.

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