Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has reassured of delivering the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport, Umueri in record time.
Governor Obiano also gave assurance that commercial operation will soon commence at the airport shortly after he landed on the facility from a trip .
Government House Correspondent Ejike Abana reports that on arrival, the governor was received by members of the state House of Assembly led by the Speaker, Right Honourable Uchenna Okafor, APGA gubernatorial candidate, Professor Charles Soludo and his Deputy, Dr. Onyeka Ibezim, members of the state Executive Council, traditional rulers, and APGA faithful among others.
Governor Obiano, who expressed satisfaction that he got the opportunity to test the airport, said that the experience was smooth.
On Anambra Governorship he gave assurance that the mistake made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the publication of party candidates for the November sixth gubernatorial election in the state will be corrected soon.
Speaking earlier, the Commissioner for Works, Engineer Marcel Ifejiofor explained that at the terminal building, the shutter doors have been installed, while the sound system, the lift and escalators , light for the landing among others are already on ground which made it ninety-five percent completed.
The Commissioner further revealed that marking of the park is in progress and pointed out that for the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority and Ministry of Aviation to give approvals for test flight operations at the airport showed that Anambra State Government is on course with the project.
The successful landing of the aircraft made it the fifth plane to land at the Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport.