…Pays Courtesy Visit To Imo State Governor
The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) Capt. Rabiu Yadudu has said that that Owerri Airport is very strategic to the economic development of the South Eastern region, hence the need to collaborate to develop infrastructure at the airport.
He said this when he paid courtesy call on the Executive Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha.
Yadudu, who highlighted the huge business and tourism potentials of the airport, noted that any investment in the airport would be a catalyst for the development of the state and would create employment for the indigenes.
The FAAN boss assured the governor of the authority’s commitment to consolidate its partnership with the state towards improving on safety and security infrastructure at the airport.
The meeting, which was in continuation of his interaction with critical stakeholders was also attended by the FAAN’s Directors of Engineering Services, Human Resources and Administration, Airport Operations, General Manager, Procurement, Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport Manager, amongst others.
Yadudu expressed his appreciation to the governor and people of Imo State for their hospitality and tremendous support shown to the authority.
FAAN, Yadudu said is committed to its core values of safety, security and comfort.
Responding, the Ihedioha thanked the MD and his team for the visit and expressed their readiness to continually support the authority to develop critical infrastructure at the airport.
Recalled that the MD and his team also visited the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, to discuss areas of collaboration.