The Ekiti State Cargo International Airport, Technical Assistant, AVM Adeniyi Ojuawo (retd) has said commercial flight operations in and out of the airport would commence by October.
The airport which had its test flight on the 3.2 km runaway in October 15, 2022 under the administration of former governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has generated controversy over the delay in its operation.
Speaking to reporters at the airport site, Ojuawo explained that work has reached an advanced stage towards the delivery of the project by the contractors.
The House of Representatives member-elect for Ise-Orun/Ikere/Ekiti South West federal constituency denied insinuations that the project has been abandoned by the administration of Governor Biodun Oyebanji.
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According to him, Governor Oyebanji, is committed to the completion and usage of the airport project which would enhance the socio-economic development of the state.