The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-cultural and political group, has counseled President Muhammadu Buhari, for the specific approval of N10 billion for the repairs of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The President of NUF, Mr Augustine Chukwudum, gave the commendation on Friday in Enugu whereas talking with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the advantage of the South-East leaders’ go to to Buhari on Thursday.
Chukwudum, nevertheless, urged President Buhari and South-East governors to make sure that competent contractor delivers the restore work of the runway and different repairs in accordance with worldwide commonplace.
“We commend President Buhari for this excellent gesture. We name on the Federal Government to make it possible for the cash is used for what it’s meant for and work should start instantly in order that it will likely be accomplished on time.
We need actual motion on the restore work to assuage the annoyance of our individuals from the zone on the decay of transport infrastructure in the entire zone,’’ he stated.
The NUF boss, nevertheless, known as on the Federal Government to make it possible for extra worldwide flights come into Enugu as it’s in Lagos, Abuja and Kano International Airports.
“We additionally commend South-East governors, nationwide meeting members, ministers, elders and spiritual fathers from the zone for the fruitful go to,’’ he stated.