From Mustapha Adamu with agency report
The New terminal under construction at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) has reached 35 per cent completion stage, with the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), showcasing the airport remodeling project at the 9th Abuja International Trade Fair.
This was revealed by Mr. Wong of the Chinese Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), the contractor handling the project, while conducting the Managing Director of FAAN, Engr Saleh Dunoma, who was on an inspection tour of the New Terminal under construction, in Kano, round the airport.
According to Mr Yakubu Dati, General Manager, Corporate Communication, FAAN, Engr Dunoma called on the company to adhere to set standards in line with the sector’s mantra of “Safety and Security”. Mr Wong said that the work is at 35 percent completion stage, assuring that work is ongoing as scheduled.
Speaking after the tour, FAAN Managing Director said the airport when completed will further expand the potential of the ancient city as a hub of commerce and industry. Dunoma, who was accompanied by Ibrahim Chatta, Acting Regional General Manager, Kano, Kabiru Mohammed Yusuf, Chief of Staff to the MD and other senior staff of FAAN, inspected the three floor edifice.
In a related development, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, showcased the airport remodelling project at the 9th Abuja International Trade Fair to enable visitors to the fair have firsthand experience of how the airport re-modelling project of the Federal Government has transformed the Nigerian airports to international standard.
The airport re-modelling project is one major aspects of the aviation sector master plan under President Goodluck Jonathan’s Transformation Agenda of the aviation industry. The trade fair provided FAAN another opportunity to showcase modern facilities now available at most terminals across the country.