FEDERAL Government has handed the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Ltd, (CCECC), the construction site of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja second runway for N92 billion.
This was contained in a tweet by the Federal Ministry of Aviation.
Just Monday the Federal Capital Territory( FCT) made available a total of 12,000 hectares of land reserved in the land bank allocated for aviation facilities purposes of which the runway is part of.
The Abuja runway project is expected to be completed within the next 12 months.
The runway according to the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika became necessary in view of the fact that it was as critical as the economy of the country