Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that the commencement of Turkish Airlines Flights to the Port Harcourt International Airport will lead to greater economic development for the state. Speaking at the ceremony marking the maiden flight of Turkish Airlines to Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday, Governor Wike said the state was ready to partner with FAAN to enable more airlines to operate International flights.
He said: “We are happy that Turkish Airlines is now operating from the Port Harcourt International Airport. This will positively impact the economy of the State.
He said Rivers State has great economic opportunities that will be beneficial to investors. He noted that the economy of the state can sustain itself.
The governor reiterated his approval for the dualization of the road leading to the Port Harcourt International Airport, saying that engineers of the State Ministry of Works took road measurements on Tuesday.