GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the successful reconstruction and re-opening of Akanu Ibiam International Airport (AIIA), Enugu.
He observed that President Buhari has shown commitment to infrastructure development across the country, adding that the landmark projects being executed in the South East by the Federal Government are worth commending.
The governor urged ndi Igbo to support the Federal Government’s efforts to reposition the country, and noted that the South East has enjoyed infrastructural development under President Buhari.
Speaking in Enugu during the opening of the reconstructed Enugu international Airport, the governor expressed strong belief that President Buhari is committed to sustaining investments in critical infrastructure in the South East.
He said that with the successful completion of the rehabilitation and upgrading of Akanu Ibiam International airport, Enugu, the people of the South East should appreciate the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari in making life meaningful for people of the region.
Governor Obiano continued that contrary to insinuations that the airport reconstruction project would be abandoned, the reverse has been the case even as he revealed that its opening is apt.
The governer said that having gone round the facility, with improved facilities at the airport, the capacity of the airport has been strengthened, pointing out that upon full resumption of local and international flights, large influx of passengers and commercial activities will be witnessed which is a plus to the region’s IGR.
Obiano expressed optimism that all ongoing projects in the region will be completed in record time, stressing that Anambra State has enjoyed cordial relationship with the federal government.
BY SUNNY A. DAVID