Politics $500m Chinese Airport Loan Enrages Reps



It was a tensed atmosphere at the Ministry of Aviation, as some members of the House of Representatives disagreed over the appropriateness of e federal government's securing $500 million Chinese loan last year for the remodeling of the Port Harcourt, Abuja, Lagos and Kano airports to international standard.

They demanded the full terms of agreement, the interest accrual and the timeline of the loan.

The supervising Minister of Aviation, Mr. Samuel Ortom promised to provide the detail within five days.

He however argued that he was not in the Ministry when the agreement was consummated.


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