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Taraba State Governor, Arch. Darius Dickson Ishaku today reaffirmed his administration’s commitment towards standardizing the Jalingo Airport to an international standard.


Darius Dickson Ishaku stated this today while inspecting the ongoing expansion, reconstruction, redesigning and  installation of modern equipment in line with the Country’s aviation standard.

The Governor who visited the Airport to assess progress of work charged the contractors on the need to ensure compliance to quality andstandard as well as putting all that the Airport requires for perfect functionality.

He further beckoned on the contractor to intimate him on other needs that were not earlier captured and would be of great importance so that it would be included as soon as possible, and reminded the contractors the importance the state government attaches to the Jalingo airport.

In their response, the two managing directors, Ofili Ajili and Partners limited, Engr. Emmanuel Agili and that of GTMC, Mr. Stefan both said they are determined to do their best  with strict adherence tostandards and told the Governor that as one of the measures to safeguard the Airport, two security Toyota Hilux vehicles have already been procured.

They both assured the Governor that their professional calling would come to bear when the projects are completed adding that, they are confident to complete the job within the time frame.

Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku also inspected the on going redesign, reconstruction and dualization of the road as well as the installation of Solar street lights commencing at the Works roundabout referred to as Palace way through the Jalingo central market up Sani Abubakar Danladi Way.