The Enugu State House of Assembly has expressed satisfaction with the quality of work done on the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway.
Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Works, Mr Chima Obieze gave the commendation in Enugu on Monday when the Assembly Committee on Works supervised the extent of work done at the Airport.
The lawmaker charged the contractor handling the project to speed up the project to meet the April deadline for completion.
Mr Obieze said that the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had assured them that the airport would be opened before April.
“Many people did not travel home during the yuletide because of the closure and it contributed to the already existing hardship in the state,’’ he said.
In her remarks, the Airport Manager, Mrs.Cecilia Oguama assured the lawmakers that rehabilitation on the runway would be completed in April as promised earlier.