Why FG must expedite action on rehabilitation work at Enugu Airport

Why FG must expedite action on rehabilitation work at Enugu Airport
By Larry Onwuta
The Governors of South-East geopolitical zone on Thursday, explained why federal government should expedite action on the ongoing rehabilitation work at Akanu Ibiam International Airport with a view to easing businesses in the zone.
Chairman of  South-East Governors’ Forum, Chief David Nwaeze Umahi of Ebonyi State stated this while inspecting the extent of the project at the airport ground, the governor said though he was satisfied at the extent of the work but was concerned about the duration and delivery of the project.
“I am happy with the pedigree and experience of the consultant in charge of the work and has no reservations that the job will be of good quality. Governors of the Southeast are happy with President Muhammadu Buhari for the timely release of funds for the upgrade of the facilities in the airport,” he added.
Governor Umahi however lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the various projects being executed by the Federal Government in the zone which he said included the Second Niger Bridge.
“We are impressed with the quality and speed of the work and believe that at the end of the day we shall have a lasting airport,” he said.
Umahi who told reporters that he was not aware of the alleged downward review of the contract sum,  said that he was not worried about such allegations as the definition and specification of the work had not changed.
Earlier, the Project Consultant, Sani Baba, said that the issue of completion of the project was an issue with the contractor.
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