Nigeria to modernise its airports : ministerBy | Tuesday, May 22 2012 at 16:03
The Nigerian government is modernizing existing airports in the country to meet global aviation standard, a top government official said.
Minister of Aviation Stella Oduah told a news conference in Abuja that the modernization project was also meant to ensure safe, secured and comfortable air transport.
The minister told reporters that the airport were in a state that could neither sustain rapid economic development nor take advantage of the market potentials within Nigeria and the West Africa sub-region.
Speaking on Monday, the minister told journalists that the sector was capable of promoting other critical sectors in the development and transformation of a nation, such as transportation, tourism, agriculture, rural development, trade and commerce, manufacturing and other non-oil sectors.
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