Gov. Makinde Commissions VIP Lounge at Ibadan Airport
Oyo state Governor,Engineer Seyi Makinde says his government will always support the upgrade of facilities at the Ibadan airport Alakia till it assume international standard.
He said this during the commissioning of a protocol/VIP lounge at the airport as well as inauguration of an airline operation to the Ibadan airport.
Inaugurating a new airline operation in the state and commissioning of a protocol lounge, Governor Makinde explained that his government would not relent until the airport operate international flights.
The governor added that in a couple of months, the airport would be upgraded with aviation fuel storage and dispensing facilities to enable flight refuel in Ibadan
The Chief Executive Officer of the new airline operator, Mr Allen Onyeama said that Ibadan airport would soon operate flights to Kano, Enugu, Porth Harcourt and other part of the country,
Mr Onyeama commended Oyo state government for the innovation and expressed hope for a united Nigeria irrespective of inequality or violence, stressing that all Nigerians must contribute their quota for unity to prevail
Earlier,the representative of Ibadan airport management, Tega Aiyenuiro appreciated the support of Governor Makinde in upgrading the Ibadan airport and expressed optimism that with fire tender and other facilities in the airport, services have improved significantly