The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo during an inspection tour to the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport have expressed confidence that the airport would soon be open for operations.
While speaking to the press, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo expressed that he has no reservations. According to him, he said “By just looking at all of this myself, inspecting it and listening to the consultants, contractors, personnel from FAAN and the Ministry of Transport, I think that a lot of work has gone in here”.
The Vice President expressed confidence that the airport would be opened again at the scheduled time, April 19. In his words of optimism, he said, “We have assurances from the consultants that we are clearly on schedule, so by the 19th of this month, a new runway should be settled”.
The Vice President, right after the chat with the media, went to the terminal side, to inspect a new lift being constructed at the Domestic wing. This means passengers would no longer be limited to the stairways in making their way through from check-in to boarding.