The Benue State Government has disclosed plans for a new airport after securing approval licence from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authorities (NCAA) to construct a Civil Aviation Airport in Makurdi, the state capital.
State Commissioner of Information, Tourism and Culture, Mike Inalegwu, made the disclosure at Government House in Makurdi while briefing journalists at the end of the State Executive Council meeting.
Inalegwu disclosed that 12 states in the country including Benue secured the licences from the NCAA for the construction of civil aviation airports in their respective states.
He said the foundation laying ceremony for the airport had been scheduled for next week at Kura village, along Naka road, about 12 kilometres away from Makurdi metropolis.
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