Ebonyi State government, on Wednesday, said it has secured approval from the federal government to inaugurate Flight Operations at the International Airport, Onueke.
According to reports, the airport has been named after President Muhammadu Buhari.
Speaking to newsmen in Abakaliki, the Senior special assistant to the governor on Aviation and technology, Mrs. Obianuju Alo said that the inauguration will boast business activities in the state.
According to her: “We are going to have two flights landing at the airport, one from Abuja and another from Lagos.
“And subsequently, two flights will be landing every week, coming from Abuja and Lagos. What it means is that, with the airport inauguration, Ebonyi state is open for business.
“We want to encourage all Ebonyians and investors to come to Ebonyi and do their business. Ebonyi will now start exporting agricultural products to the entire world.”