Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assure his people that the Asaba International Airport will resume full operations in six months’ with the standards laid down by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
The Governor made this known on Wednesday in Asaba while performing the ground-breaking ceremony of the Asaba City Mall billed to cost about $40 million (about N10 billion).
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the governor noted that government would ensure the completion of the cargo terminal of the airport to boost business activities in the state.
“Though there are issues with the airport, we have made progress and the contractor is already back to site.
“I believe that in another six months, our airport will meet the required standard that all planes can land.
“We are planning to build the Cargo airport terminal which will definitely be of much interest to the companies that are developing the Asaba City Mall.
“This is because they can bring their goods and services to Asaba from other parts of the world with greater speed and ease.”
The airport development in Asaba is something that will help business to grow.
and stimulate the economic growth of the state in terms of commerce and job creation.