FG mulls concession of airport infrastructure, new airports
The Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, on Thursday said the quest to concession the maintenance of airport infrastructure and the building of new ones across the country is to maintain high standard and efficiency in the running of airport operations in tandem with global standard.
Sirika made the disclosure in a statement signed by the ministry during a courtesy visit in his office by the technical delegation from the Turkish Embassy in Abuja.
The minister said government was strongly committed to providing enabling environment for investors to thrive in the aviation sector with rules and regulations to make the industry economically attractive. He added that the government had also made concerted effort on the improvement of security in the country in view of the security challenges in Nigeria, saying the issue of insurgency will soon be a thing of the past.
While reiterating the position of Nigeria in the African sub region, especially in the sector and considering its size and geographical location as it concerns investments, he noted that these factors guarantee the adequate return on investment overtime.
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