By Ogbolu George
The Presidency has reiterated that the ongoing reconstruction works at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja,will not exceed the specified six-week deadline.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said this in a statement via is Facebook page on Sunday.
”The contractor handling the project, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc is confident of delivering the runaway for use within six weeks.
”The contractor is fully mobilised at Abuja airport, it will be for six weeks. Please bear with us, it’s in the interest of safety,” Shehu said.
The Federal Government had last week closed down the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport for six weeks, to repair its run way, and diverted all flights to the Kaduna airport.