DELTA State Government has received commendation from the federal government over the installation of high quality of facilities at the Asaba Airport.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Siriki, who made the commendation at Asaba, shortly after inspecting the airport said the facilities were of international standard and urged the government to go ahead with the development strides in the airport. He lauded the concessioning process which he described as transparent. The minster appreciates the fact that the airport has been developed to an international standard especially in the area of upgrading the runway.
He described Governor Okowa as a very serious minded person,“I have been informed how he assured transparency in the concessioning of the Asaba Airport. Some of his friends bid for the airport but lost. He didn’t care whether his friends lost but what he wanted was quality and right people to run the airport and I think this is what will help our nation”