Do not kill progress - Ondo governor replies Twitter user who called for Akure airport to be shut down

Do not kill progress - Ondo governor replies Twitter user who called for Akure airport to be shut down

- Goveror Akeredolu has replied Kayode Ogundamisi, over his comments on Akure airport

- Ogundamisi had said the airport should be shut down, describing it as "vanity projects"

- The governor, however, warned Ogundamisi against killing progress of southwest geo-political zone

Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has replied a Twitter user, Kayode Ogundamisi, over comments on the Akure airport.

Legit.ng reports that Ogundamisi had in a tweet said that Akure airport should be shut down, adding that a lot of airports across Nigeria are vanity projects.

According to him, a lot of airports across Nigeria were vanity projects. "We either close Ibadan and leave Akure or close Akure and leave Ibadan," he said.

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Read his tweet below:

But Akeredolu in his response said it would be most unwise to shutdown the Akure airport.

He said Akure airport was the second fastest growing airport by passenger traffic according to FAAN official (136% growth) in 2018, warning Ogundamisi not to kill the progress.

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Meanwhile, in another report, Gover Akeredolu reportedly proposed the sum of N13 million for telephone calls in the 2019 budget he presented to the state House of Assembly which the lawmakers have passed.

Legit.ng earlier reported that the governor also budgeted the sum of N500 million for hosting of state guests during special events. A breakdown of the budget further shows that the office of Agbola Ajayi, the deputy governor, would spend N5 million for telephone calls.

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Source: Legit Nigeria

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