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Plateau state government set to upgrade yakubu gowon airport

Written by on June 26, 2024

In a bid to elevate the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos, to a cargo airport and eventually an international airport, Plateau State Governor Barr. Caleb Manasseh Mutfwang has hosted the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Olubumi Kuku, in a strategic meeting aimed at enhancing the airport’s status.

in a statement signed by Gyang Bere Director of Press and Public Affairs to the Executive Governor of Plateau State, it noted that Governor Mutfwang welcomed the first female MD/CEO of FAAN to Plateau State, expressing profound appreciation for the Airport Authority’s dedication and selfless service at the Jos Airport.

Governor Mutfwang disclosed that his administration has inaugurated a committee comprising former aviation staff to develop a blueprint for improving the existing infrastructure to ensure effective services at the airport.

FAAN’s Managing Director, acknowledged the strategic location of the Jos Airport within the aviation industry assured that it would receive the required attention. She noted that the airport was designated a cargo airport due to Plateau’s centrality in Nigeria and promised to ensure that it is upgraded.

Mrs. Kuku emphasized the need for major infrastructure improvements at the Jos Airport to enhance its operations to meet international standards.

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