Abuja - Following the three days closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport for repairs of the airport’s runway, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed relevant government agencies to provide an alternative runway for the Abuja airport.
The order from the President is to forestall similar inconveniences in the future, reports ThisDay.
The President who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the two-day World Pension Summit (WPS) in Abuja , directed the Coordinating Minister for the Economy (CME) and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and her aviation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) counterparts, Sam Ortom and Senator Bala Mohammed, to ensure the commencement of work on the second runway.
He ordered that work on the project must commence in 2015.
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