Zamfara Governor Visits State International Cargo Airport to Inspect Progress of Construction Work
Governor Bello Muhammed Matawallen Maradun today inspected the ongoing construction work at the Zamfara state international Cargo Airport and directed for the take-off of operations by June next year.
Governor Bello Matawalle who expressed satisfaction with the progress of work at the site assured that Aircrafts will commence take-up by the middle of next year.
He directed the company handling the project to ensure that runway, all terminal sections commence operations before June next year, hoping that all Airport facilities and equipments will be on ground before the stipulated time.
The Governor also expressed delight with the construction of terminal building which has reached high level of percentage and directed for the construction of access roads and other necessary facilities in good time.
The Matawallen Maradun said the state Government will Construct a befitting modern Hajj camp and pilgrims accommodation close to the Airport so that intending pilgrims of the state and neighbouring states will be accommodated while waiting for their take off time to Saudi Arabia.
Earlier, the state Commissioner of Works and Transport, Engineer Ibrahim Isah Mayana and the project site Engineer briefed the Governor on the progress of work at the site.
The Commissioner who took the Governor round said work is going on based on the guidelines and the constructual agreement and assuring to beat time.
Similarly, the Governor visited Zamfara state Skills Acquisition Centre where he inspected the modern training facilities provided for entrepreneurship training for males and females, in order to provide job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths in the state.
He said all skills acquisition centres across the state would soon resume operations after eight years of redundancy.
The Governor urged the management of the centre to ensure proper utilisation of training facilities provided by his Administration.
The Governor was accompanied on the inspection visit by the commissioners of Budget and Economic Planning, Works and Transport, Environment and Solid Minerals Development, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibo Magayaki, Engineer Ibrahim Isah Mayana and Dr Nura Isah Gusau as well as senior Government officials.
JAMILU ILIYASU BIRNIN MAGAJIPress Secretary to the Governor of Zamfara state