South East govs, others demand special fund for Enugu Airport

South-East leaders including governors on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Council Chambers in Abuja.

The leaders during the meeting called for special Federal Government intervention for the speedy completion of the Enugu International airport and rehabilitation of federal roads in the region.

Speaking on behalf of the leaders, Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum and Ebonyi Governor, Dave Umahi, urged the President to declare a state of emergency on roads in the South East.

The meeting has hitherto been a closed-door session.

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