The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation has called on the Federal Government to suspend the planned concession of 4 international airports.
This was disclosed by the Chairman, House Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, on Monday during a meeting between the Ministry of Aviation and the Committee.
What you should know
Nairametrics reported in June that the Federal Government commenced the concession process for four new International Airport Terminals selected across the country. They are airports in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Kano.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, confirmed the development, disclosing that he had received an outline business case certificate of compliance from ICRC for the concession of the 4 airports.
The House Committee on Monday argued that the concession needs to be paused due to union issues in the Aviation sector which would not be in Nigeria’s interest, as the Labour unions also raised concerns over the concession plans.