Late Agom Adara for burial to­day

Weekly Trust - - News - An­drew Agbese, Kaduna Ab­dul­la­teef Aliyu, Lagos

The para­mount ruler of Adara land in Kaduna State, Agom Adara, Dr. Mai­wada Raphael Gal­adima, who was ab­ducted and killed by gun­men late last month, will be buried to­day.

The Na­tional Pres­i­dent of Adara De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­a­tion (ADA), Awemi Dio Maisamari said in a state­ment on be­half of the fu­neral

The Min­is­ter of State for Avi­a­tion, Hadi Sirika, has as­sured that the new in­ter­na­tional ter­mi­nal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe In­ter­na­tional Air­port, Abuja would be com­mis­sioned in the next four weeks.

The project is be­ing han­dled by the China Civil En­gi­neer­ing and Con­struc­tion Com­pany (CCECC) pub­lic­ity com­mit­tee that the re­mains of the late Gal­adima will be buried in Kachia, Kachia LGA.

“We are once more re­minded to make the oc­ca­sion a peace­ful, solemn and sober ex­pe­ri­ence in as part of a $500m con­ces­sional loan from China EXIM Bank.

Speak­ing at the 5th avi­a­tion stake­hold­ers’ fo­rum in Abuja Thurs­day, he said work had reached an ad­vanced stage, adding that the min­istry was work­ing se­ri­ously with the con­struc­tion com­pany to en­sure other ter­mi­nals were ready for op­er­a­tion soon.

He said that of the Mur­tala Muhammed In­ter­na­tional Air­port hon­our of the noble spirit of our royal fa­ther and the dig­nity of the Adara na­tion. Just as the good that noble men do live af­ter them, so shall it be with our late royal fa­ther. Amen,” the state­ment said. (MMIA) might roll into next year due to a pend­ing lit­i­ga­tion over lo­ca­tion of the ter­mi­nal.

It would be re­called that Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari penul­ti­mate week in­au­gu­rated the new in­ter­na­tional ter­mi­nal of the Port Har­court Air­port in Omagwa, Rivers State.

Sirika said the ones in Lagos, Kano and Enugu were also at ad­vanced stages of com­ple­tion too.

L-R: US Am­bas­sador W. Stu­art Syming­ton looks on as Pro-Chan­cel­lor of Baze Uni­ver­sity Datti BabaAhmed presents a plaque to Am­bas­sador Ti­bor Nagy Jr., af­ter the US As­sis­tant Sec­re­tary of State Africa de­liv­ered a pub­lic lec­ture on US-Africa Re­la­tions at Baze Uni­ver­sity, Abuja, yes­ter­day. Baze Uni­ver­sity

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