The Ebonyi government says it will provide security to travelers using the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri.
This decision follows the closure of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mr. Obasi Abara announced this in Abakaliki while briefing newsmen.
He stated that the measure would last for two weeks.
Mr.Abara, said, says that with the closure of the airport for repairs, government agreed that citizens travelling by air should use the airport in Owerri.
“The government has decided to take responsibility for the travelers’ transportation and security to and from the airport.
“Government will provide two buses for such journeys with security operatives attached to the hilux vans for the travelers.