Osun Internation Airport Set to Be Ready In 8 Months, More Than 10000 Jobs To Be Created (Details)

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When the first phase of MKO Abiola International Airport, Ido Osun in Osun state is completed, the facility will save the country a foreign exchange of N22 billion per annum. The contractor handling the MKO Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun, Osun, on Thursday said that the first phase of the N69 billion project would be ready within eight months. Mr Nurudeen Ogunlade, the Chief Executive Officer of AWOL Group of Company in charge of the airport project, disclosed this at a news conference in Osogbo on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osun Government, on Oct. 26, signed a concession agreement with AWOL for the construction of the airport.
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“The concession agreement will be on “Build-Operate-Transfer” basis and to last for 30 years.’’

The contract was first awarded on Oct. 14, 2012 at the cost of N4.5 billion and was to be completed within eight months. The contract was later reviewed to N11 billion. Ogunlade said with construction of the airport, the economy and tourism potential of the state would be fully realised.
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“The state’s tourism potential will not be fully realised without an international Airport. And tourism is likely to be our foreign exchange earner for a long time to come.’’

Ogunlade said the airport project would provide about 10,000 jobs for youths during the construction period and 2,000 jobs after its completion.
He said that there would be a cargo and maintenance section as part of the airport structural design which would be one of its kind in the country and the West African sub-region.
 
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“With the increasing alarm in agriculture food shortage in the country, the MKO Abiola International Airport will double up with manufacturing products and food bank warehouse cargo sector.’’

Ogunlade said the airport project was increased from N11 billion to N69 billion under the concession agreement due to its expansion and other modern facilities that were included.
He, however, said that the airport, which would be built on 839 hectares of land, would be funded 100 per cent by the company.
On his part, the State Commissioner for works, Mr Kazeem Salami, said the airport would bring development to the state after its completion.
BournIdentity at 05:57 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Kkkk..,,,,, good for them.,                         
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willyking at 06:31 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Open it first...8 months rubbish goverment..
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Mykie010 at 06:33 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Osun state na shrine and babalawo full there.
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kacylee at 06:39 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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job that has no future guarantee
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BournIdentity at 07:00 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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@monkey010, anybody who told you to just be yourself couldn't have given you worse advice. You're a mistake
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ikpotokin at 07:07 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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ELECTRICITY IS WHAT NIGERIANS WANT AND NOT AIRPORTS AND PRIVATE JETS. SHAMELESS LEADERS CALLED LOOTERS
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Mykie010 at 08:03 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Quote from: BournIdentity on 07:00 PM,  3 Nov 17
@monkey010, anybody who told you to just be yourself couldn't have given you worse advice. You're a mistake
. I am trying hard to start wasting my time responding to u because since I found out that they used u for money ritual and that they used ogogoro blood during ur conception.ewu Gambia
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BournIdentity at 08:07 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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@monkey010, I beg e get anoda tori to tell us apart from using you for money ritual plus ogogoro? Shocked Grin
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BournIdentity at 08:07 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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Quote from: Mykie010 on 08:03 PM,  3 Nov 17
. I am trying hard to start wasting my time responding to u because since I found out that they used u for money ritual and that they used ogogoro blood during ur conception.ewu Gambia
monkey010, I beg e get anoda tori to tell us apart from using you for money ritual plus ogogoro? Shocked Grin
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nonsovin at 11:33 PM, 3 Nov 17 (2 weeks ago)
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and how many international airport do we have in Igbo land as a whole??
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gogoman at 01:03 AM, 4 Nov 17 (1 week ago)
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nice one
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james987 at 02:48 AM, 4 Nov 17 (1 week ago)
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As this governor no gree pay workers and pensioners e want arrange international airport wey em go use run after em leave office.
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BournIdentity at 11:46 PM, 6 Nov 17 (1 week ago)
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Roll Eyes                                                                       
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kixme at 01:26 PM, 7 Nov 17 (1 week ago)
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10000 jobs and your  jubiliating...what the country that pays its citizens.....whats the population of Nigeria
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