From Rashidat AbdulRahman, Minna
Governor of Niger State, Umaru Muhammed Bago, has frowned at the quality of work done at the runway of Minna Airport.
The Governor, who was at the Airport to assess the runway newly reconstructed, was unsatisfied
Governor Bago described the work as shabby, adding that the contractor did not meet the required standard of the contract despite the funds he had received.
He charged the contractor to immediately return to the site and fix the runway to the agreed standard as the state gears up to receive guests for the upcoming Green Economy Summit slated for 24 -25 of October, 2023.
The Governor was accompanied by his Deputy, Comrade Yakubu Garba, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, Kabir Yusuf Muhammad, Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Abdullahi Idris Garba and members of the State Executive Council.
Recall that the runway is a Federal Government project awarded by the last administration.
The Voice reports that the contractor handling the runway project had during one of the Governor’s inspection visits, assured to deliver standard work in mid-August, 2023.