The Commissioner for Works and Transport, Kebbi, Alhaji Abubakar Ladan, has refuted claims of promoting the Ahmadu Bello Worldwide airport to a non-public Particular person.
Ladan who made the disclosure to newsmen on Thursday in Birnin Kebbi stated the Federal Authorities has taken over the Airport, NAN stories.
Based on him,” There is no such thing as a iota of reality within the hearsay going spherical that the state authorities is planning to promote the Sir Ahmadu Bello Worldwide Airport to a non-public particular person.”
“All of the airports within the nation are within the unique record. There is no such thing as a manner any state authorities can convert them as their very own or promote them to people.
“I don’t know the way the story took place that the airport (Sir Ahamdu Bello Worldwide Airport) had been bought.
“Who was it bought to? I need to use this event to let you know the true story of the airport.
“The aviation sector is within the unique record and any state that desires to assemble an airport should get a transparent approval from the federal authorities.
“So, when you assemble the airport, you solely have the supervisor, however the technical crew dealing with the airport is the federal authorities’s employees and people of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
“You don’t have the suitable to manage the airport. We solely agreed to permit the federal authorities to take over the airport due to administration challenge and different issues.
“It’s not the difficulty of gross sales; the federal authorities took over the airport of Kebbi State, and we demanded that the quantity we used to assemble or not it’s refunded to the state,” he stated.
Kebbi govt denies promoting Ahmadu Bello Worldwide Airport to personal particular person