Politics Delay The Completion Of Jalingo Airport

A fallout between the governor of Taraba State and his predecessor appears to be the reason for halting the completion of Jalingo Airport. The construction of the nearly completed airport was halted in March 2010 by the FAAN, citing technical reasons, and in August 2010 the Taraba State government announced the construction of a whole new airport. Nevertheless, the incomplete airport is capable of handling VIP movements, as the Nigerian president flew into Jalingo Airport recently.

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