As the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja gets set for resumption of flight operations tentatively Wednesday, it has been revealed that the Federal Government had so far spent N84 million commuting passengers between Abuja and Kaduna, Airports.

It was shutdown for a period of six weeks to give room for rehabilitation works and as an alternative, Kaduna airport was used for flight operations in and out of Abuja both for local and international flights.

Passengers were not charged for the transportation between Abuja and Kaduna by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) which presided over the commuting.

According to Sahara Reporters, the N84 million was shared between three motor companies which provided 29 vehicles for the transportation of the passengers between Kaduna and Abuja within the period Abuja airport was under repairs.

While Chisco Motors provided eighteen vehicles; the Auto Star Executives provided nine and the MFC investment provided two.

The Sahara Reporters quoting a report, stated that while Chisco Motors was used to ferry economy passengers, Auto Star Executives transported international passengers and MFC buses ferried business class passengers.

The report further showed that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) provided the funds for the motor companies.

The report disclosed yhat about 291 passengers were ferried by road from Abuja to Kaduna on Sunday, April 16, 2017 while nearly 300 passengers were transported from Kaduna to Abuja with security officers attached to each vehicle.

It stated that between Friday and Saturday, a total of 40 shuttles belonging to the three companies moved from the Abuja airport to Kaduna with 770 air passengers.

The rehabilitation work at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is said to have gulped N9 billion.

Spent N84 Million Commuting Passengers Between Kaduna And Abuja

As the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja gets set for resumption of flight operations tentatively Wednesday, it has been revealed that the Federal Government had so far spent N84 million commuting passengers between Abuja and Kaduna, Airports.

It was shutdown for a period of six weeks to give room for rehabilitation works and as an alternative, Kaduna airport was used for flight operations in and out of Abuja both for local and international flights.

Passengers were not charged for the transportation between Abuja and Kaduna by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) which presided over the commuting.

According to Sahara Reporters, the N84 million was shared between three motor companies which provided 29 vehicles for the transportation of the passengers between Kaduna and Abuja within the period Abuja airport was under repairs.

While Chisco Motors provided eighteen vehicles; the Auto Star Executives provided nine and the MFC investment provided two.

The Sahara Reporters quoting a report, stated that while Chisco Motors was used to ferry economy passengers, Auto Star Executives transported international passengers and MFC buses ferried business class passengers.

The report further showed that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) provided the funds for the motor companies.

The report disclosed yhat about 291 passengers were ferried by road from Abuja to Kaduna on Sunday, April 16, 2017 while nearly 300 passengers were transported from Kaduna to Abuja with security officers attached to each vehicle.

It stated that between Friday and Saturday, a total of 40 shuttles belonging to the three companies moved from the Abuja airport to Kaduna with 770 air passengers.

The rehabilitation work at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is said to have gulped N9 billion.