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Tinubu Approves Upgrade of Ibadan Airport, Governor Makinde Announces

Boom RadioNG | June 26, 2024

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde announced today that President Bola Tinubu has given the green light for the upgrade of Ibadan Airport. The project, set to commence within the next three weeks, will transform the Alakia-based airport into an international hub.

Ibadan Airport terminal

Key Points:

  • The upgrade includes constructing a new terminal, runway, and other essential elements to meet international standards.
  • Governor Makinde’s administration is committed to infrastructure development, including the ongoing construction of the 110-kilometer Ibadan Circular Road.
  • The Air Force’s request for land along the Circular Road corridor to support post-retirement housing is also under consideration.
  • Ongoing road projects, such as the Ajia-Airport Road and the Amuloko-Dagbolu-Ijebu Igbo Roads, aim to enhance accessibility for personnel and equipment.
  • Air Marshal Abubakar commended Governor Makinde’s visionary leadership and urged expedited completion of the 10-kilometer Ajia-Airport Road project.

Ibadan Airport tower

Written by Boom RadioNG

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