By Foster Obi
Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Captain Rabiu Yadudu recently paid a courtesy visit to the Executive Governor of Imo State, Rt Honourable Emeka Ihedioha.
A statement signed by Henrietta Yakubu , General Manager, Corporate Affairs said the meeting, which was in continuation of his interaction with critical stakeholders was also attended by the Authority’s Directors of Engineering Services, Human Resources and Administration, Airport Operations, General Manager, Procurement, Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport Manager, amongst others.
Recall that the MD and his team also visited the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde to discuss areas of collaboration on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. In his remarks, Capt Yadudu expressed his appreciation to the Governor and people of Imo State for their hospitality and tremendous support shown to the Authority.
He added that Owerri airport is very strategic to the economic development of the South Eastern region consequently the need to collaborate to develop infrastructure at the airport.
Highlighting the huge business and tourism potentials of the airport, Capt Yadudu noted that any investment in the airport will be a catalyst for the development of the State and will create employment for the indigenes. MD 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.
In his response, the Executive Governor, Rgt Honourable Emeka 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.
Pix: L-R: His Excellency, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Governor, Imo State; Capt. Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, MD, FAAN; Engr. Salisu Daura, Director of Engineering Services & Honorious Anozie, Director of Human Resources & Administration.