The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airpeace Nigeria Limited, Chief Allen Onyema says at ninety five percent completion stage, Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri is ready to commence commercial activities.
Chief Onyema who gave the disclosure upon his landing at the airport for the third time, described the airport as a gateway into the South East Region.
His landing concided with Governor Willie Obaino’s weekly inspection visit to the airport in company of members of Anambra State Organized Labour.
The Airpeace boss who disabused people’s mind from thinking and seeing it as a white elephant project, stressed that it received the fastest approval by the federal government of Nigeria.
He applauded the federal government for corperating with Anambra State, described the project as befitting as the federal government is pushing commercial activities into the South East and added that Anambra airport is better than most airports in the Country.
According to Chief Onyema, every facility in aviation is already within the airport, noted that it is a legacy project that nobody can ever doubt.
He called on people who have businesses outside the state to come and invest, as the facility has the capacity to provide millions of jobs in the areas of travel agencies, hotels, resorts among other business opportunities as, stressing that the airport is viable for such businesses.
Among those who were part of the visit was the Deputy Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr. Paschal Agbodike.