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July 17, 2024
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Zamfara: Gov Lawal Flags Off Construction of N62bn International Airport

By Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau

Zamfara State Governor Dauda Lawal in company of the Minister of Aviation, Mr Festus Keyamo, has inaugurated the construction of N62 billion naira International Airport.

During the inauguration ceremony, Festus Keyamo described the project as economic potential that would expedite the development of the state and nation’s economy.

Keyamo opined that, the project would no doubt serve to place the state and the nation on the top list of agricultural productive which would positioned to meet the economic policies.

He disclosed that already the technical team had been working round the clock to fine tune the project.

According to him, the Federal Government would extend all necessary support and contribution towards the construction of the project.

“I’m here with all agencies under my ministry in order to put things in order”, he added.

In his speech, Governor Dauda Lawal said the Airport would be given due attention for successful completion within the stipulated period of 32 months.

He further informed that, “After completion, the project would help to provide employment not only in the state but the nation at large, “Hence, the threatening rate of poverty would be reduced to the barest minimum”.

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