The Federal Government has announced preferred bidders for its phase of the Nigeria Airports Concession Programme (NACP).
Corporacion America Airports Consortium, TAV/NAHCO/Project Planet Limited (PPL) and ENL Consortium were named as the preferred bidders for the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja, and the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) respectively.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday, said Port Harcourt International Airport has not received any proposal yet.
“The preferred bidder for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja, is Corporacion America Airports Consortium. ENL Consortium has also been selected as the reserve bidder for NAIA.
The preferred bidder for Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, is TAV/NAHCO/PROJECT PLANET LIMITED (PPL) Consortium. Sifax/Changi Consortium has also been selected as the reserve bidder for MMIA.
“The preferred bidder for Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), Kano, is Corporation America Airports Consortium. There are no reserve bidders for MAKIA as of the time of this announcement,” Sirika said.
The Minister added that “Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA), Port Harcourt, did not receive any proposals as of the RFP deadline close and as such has not had preferred and reserve bidders attached to it.”
According to Sirika, the next stage of the program is the negotiations and due diligence stage during which the Federal Government will invite the preferred bidders to enter detailed negotiations with its representatives to develop a Full Business Case (FBC) before onward transmission to ICRC for review and approval.