=== (AGENDAWATCHDOG) === The Governor of Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, paid a visit to the construction site of the Zamfara State International Cargo Airport to access the quality and progress of work.
Expressing delight with the work so far done at the site, Matawalle gave the the assurance that flights will commence before the end of this year, directing the contractor handling the project to ensure that the runway, all terminal sections commence operations before the end of this year, hoping that all airport facilities and equipment will be on the ground before the stipulated time.
Matawalle expressed satisfaction with the construction of a terminal building which has reached a high level of percentage, directing for the construction of access roads and other necessary facilities in good time, adding that 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.
PROJECTED IMPACT: When completed and fully operational, the Zamfara State International Cargo Airport would be the best and most modern cargo airport in the north. The project would also provide job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths in the State