The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has finally begun therehabilitation of the runway at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The commencement was disclosed by Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.
Yakubu made it known that the work had begun ahead of the December 2019 deadline set for the completion of the runway repairs and other renovation works which the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had earlier disclosed.
FAAN announced the closure of the airport on August 24, 2019, until further notice. Several circumstances had led to the planned closure which was first hinted in May this year.