Gov Yahaya commends Buhari over FG’s takeover of Gombe Airport

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WorldStage Newsonline– Gov. Muhammadu Yahaya of Gombe State has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving Federal Government’s takeover of Gombe State Airport.

Yahaya who gave the commendation on Friday when he addressed newsmen at the end of a closed-door meeting with the president in Abuja expressed optimism that the move would ensure the availability of funds to maintain the airport throughout the lifespan of its operation.

“The most important development is the takeover of the Gombe Airport by the Federal Government, which Mr President has approved.

“Already, the Nigerian Air Force is building an Air Force base in the airport premises.

 “With the takeover, it means there will be more facilities and improved management, especially since airports are on the exclusive list in the Constitution.

“It means there will be more resources and there’ll be proper management of the airport,’’ the governor said.