FG Grants Lagos Approval to Build Lekki International Airport

The Evangelist edition
October 11, 2022
By Idorenyin UMOREN

The Federal Government today, Tuesday, officially granted the Lagos State Government approval to build the Lekki International Airport.

According to Platinum reports, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika officially handed the approval document to the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the ongoing Ehingbeti Lagos Economic Summit 2022.

Sirika is reported to had commended the decision and vision of the Lagos State Government to build another airport.

Further more, he said the quickest way to connect Lagos to the rest of the world was by infrastructure and civil aviation.

The Lekki International Airport is expected to be both passenger and cargo airport.

The Lekki-Epe International Airport is an airport development project east of Lagos, Nigeria. The master plan has been completed and a 3500 hectare site for the airport has been secured. The airport is designed to handle five million passengers p/a with scope for future expansion.

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