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SEE LIST OF IMO STATE PEOPLE WHO DONATED FOR THE BUILDING OF IMO AIRPORT

A few years after the Nigeria-Biafra War, Imo state citizens decided they needed an airport. They approached the Federal Government but it refused to build one.

So, what did the Imo State citizens do? They contributed money until they had enough to build one. And yes, they built it.

See a list of contributors to that most Igbo of projects, thanks to Sam Hart for bringing this to our notice. Thanks to De Sam Mbakwe for that initiative. Igbo g’adi. #ResourcefulEquianoism.

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Enugu Airport Reopening Date Kicked Forward, As Some Had Earlier Predicted

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2020 Budget: Anambra State Earmarks N6 Billion For Umueri Cargo Airport

The Anambra State Government has earmarked N6 billion for the construction of the Anambra State International Cargo Airport at Umueri, near Awka, the state capital.

Governor Willie Obiano made the disclosure at the presentation of the state 2020 budget to the state’s assembly on Thursday in Awka.

Igbo Land really needs another cargo airport.

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Fix Enugu Airport Instead Of Closing It Down

Immediate past Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that Enugu Airport, Igbo Land should be shut down over some problems that should have been solved by the Federal Government long before now.

But shutting the airport down over fixable problems would be tantamount to throwing the baby away with the bathwater.

The next Minister of Aviation should therefore, do everything to fix whatever is wrong with the airport, not shut it down.

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Enugu Airport Closure: An Appeal For Owerri, Asaba Airports