Minister of State for Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika, says adequate security will be provided for passengers that will be travelling through Kaduna Airport to Abuja during the closure of Abuja Airport.
Sirika gave the assurance while briefing stakeholders yesterday on the planned total closure of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for comprehensive repair work on the runway and taxi-way pavement.
He said that the federal government had concluded security arrangements in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and Kaduna State Government to deploy enough personnel on the road during the period.
The minister added that the Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing had also assured of the immediate rehabilitation of bad spots on the Kaduna- Abuja highway for seamless operation.
Sirika further said that the upgrade of Aviation Services in Kaduna Airport had been carried out as well as improvement of navigational aids including extension of operation from 18 hours to 24 hours.