Governor Bello Muhammed Matawalle of Zamfara state has inspected the ongoing construction work at the Zamfara state international Cargo Airport to assess the quality and progress of work.
In a statement by press secretary to the governor jamilu Iliyasu Birnin Magaji said Matawalle expressed satisfaction with the progress of work and assured that Aircrafts will commence take-up before the end of this year.
He directed the company handling the project to ensure that runway, all terminal sections commence operations before the end of this year, hoping that all Airport facilities and equipments will be on ground before the stipulated time.
The Governor also expressed delight with the construction of terminal building which has reached high level of percentage and directed for the construction of access roads and other necessary facilities in good time.
According to the governor, the state Government will Construct a befitting modern Hajj camp and pilgrims accommodation close to the Airport so that intending pilgrims of the state and neighbouring states will be accommodated while waiting for their take off time to Saudi Arabia.
The governor explained that, if completed Zamfara State International Cargo Airport would be the best and most modern cargo Airport in the North and assured that the Airport Project would provide job opportunity to teeming unemployed youth in the State