COMMENDATIONS have continued to trail the construction of the Anambra State Cargo and Passenger Airport at Umueri, Anambra East LGA.
The Commissioner and Permanent Secretary, Anambra State Ministry of Works, Marcel Ezejiofor and Emeka Ohuoha respectively, Chairman of Idemili North and Chairman of Anambra State chapter of Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Ralph Asha Nnabuife, the All Progressives Grand Alliance ( APGA) BOT member, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, President General, Bridgehead Market, Onitsha, Mr Sunday Obinze, and other stakeholders have scored Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State high for delivering his campaign promises including ensuring that Anambra International Cargo Airport where three aircraft landed on April 30, 2021, became a reality.
Others who commended the project included member, representing Anambra East/West Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Chinedu Obidigwe; his Orumba North/South counterpart, Okwudili Ezenwankwo; the President of Ogbaru Relief Market Traders Association, Chief Ndubuisi Ochiogu and Chairman of Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA), Chief Ike Chioke.
In their separate speeches, they all commended Governor Obiano for providing adequate security in the state and at the same time, carrying out legacy projects such as the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport at Umueri which is almost complete, among others.
They thanked Obiano for his laudable achievements which had put his name into the Guinness Book of Record, saying that the Cargo Passenger Airport would be very beneficial to both ndi Anambra, who are majorly traders and other travellers, saying it would provide multiple employment and business opportunities.
“I feel very elated to be part of his excellency’s cabinet that headed this project in a record of 15 months without borrowing a dime” said Ezejiofor.
“The International cargo/passenger airport is not only for traders but is beneficial to all ndi Anambra directly or indirectly”, said Ohuoha.
“The airport project is so monumental. In fact, one of the days I asked His Excellency how he can raise money for such a gigantic project knowing the economic situation of the country, he said God would assist him. Today, it is becoming a reality”, said Nnabuife.
“The fruition of this airport has silenced the mouth of the enemies especially those who never saw anything good in Obiano’s administration”, said Obinze.
“Apart from the Anambra Cargo Airport which will outshine the nearby airports from neighboring states due to Onitsha Main Market and other major international markets in Anambra, another unique achievement of Obiano’s administration was the choose your project per community initiative. It was second to none bringing government’s presence to every community in Anambra”, said Mbagha.
They scored Obiano high saying that he did not let down umu Omambala and ndi Anambra in general.