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Following the request for the construction of a new International Airport in Ebonyi State by the state government, President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has yesterday approved the request.

This was disclosed in a letter by Minister for Aviation, Hadi Sirika to Governor David Umahi.

In the letter signed on his behalf by the Director Safety and Technical Policy, Capt T A Alkali of the Ministry, the Minister said the approval followed the visit of a technical team from the ministry and its agencies to the state on inspection of the proposed site for the airport.

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“I am directed to convey the approval of the Honourable Minister of Aviation for the construction of a state-owned/financed International Airport on the inspected site”, he wrote.

He, however, stated that the approval was done on some certain conditions.

Listing the requirements as strict compliance with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority requirements; compliance with all relevant environmental regulations, adherence to the provisions of the subsisting Civil Aviation Act 2006, Nigeria Civil Aviation Policy 2013 and other regulations that may evolve with time; and payment of statutory fees.

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Other requirements according to the Minister include Issuance of Security Clearance for the Department of State Services(DSS); removal of all obstructions on the site and involvement of the Ministry and its relevant agencies at every stage of the development of the airport to ensure compliance with Standards and Recommend Practices (SARPs).

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Naija News learnt that the airport is proposed to be sited at the boundary between Ezza South and Ezza North local government areas.

The new airport is expected to help in opening up the zone.

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