President Buhari has approved and signed the sum of 10 billion Naira for the renovation and upgrading of Enugu International Airport.
The money was however, approved on Wednesday, 17th October 2019.
A statement by the president stated that the money was approved as an intervention fund for upgrading the Airport.
“I have approved the sum of 10 billion Naira for an Intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. I have the assurance of the Minister of Aviation that the work will be done speedily and to the highest standards.
Even as we have many items competing for our limited resources, we will continue to prioritize infrastructure investments in every part of the country. It is our responsibility to ensure Nigeria’s infrastructure is fixed; we will keep doing this”. The statement concluded.
President Buhari has approved and signed the sum of 10 billion Naira for the renovation and upgrading of Enugu Airport.
Reacting to the statement, many Nigerians praised the president and begged him to institute a monitoring team to ensure that the fund is not siphoned.