Gov. Akeredolu Reiterates Commitment To Enduring Security
The Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has acknowledged efforts of some indigenes and friends of Ondo State within the aviation sector who helped in status upgrade of Akure Airport by the Federal Government. Playing host to the Commander of 209 Quick Response Group of the Nigeria Air Force, Ipetu- Ijesa, Osun State in his office in Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said on completion of the contract for the upgrade, the Akure Airport will now have the capacity to airborne greater logistics of the Air Force. While assuring of effective collaborations with security agencies at sustaining peace across the state, Arakunrin Akeredolu said the State Government was determined to make Ondo State investors' destination through its policies, programmes and the enduring peace pervading all facets of life in the state. Earlier, the Commander of the Quick Response Group, Wing Commander Kehinde Akinyosade had commended the governor on the attractions brought to Akure Airport for which the Federal Government had approved its upgrade to status two on completion of a contract for the provision of Information, Landing Systems that will provide accurate information, including weather information, to pilots and other aviators on weather conditions. Wing Commander Akinyosade informed the governor that consequent upon the upgrade of the Akure Airport by the Federal Government, his men had been deployed to the airport for 24 hours surveillance to befit the new status of the airport. The commander, who sought the assistance of the governor on the operational mandate of his command, assured of the combat readiness of his personnel. Some of the Commander's Officers who accompanied him on the visit were: Flight Lieutenant Sunday Abu; Flight Lieutenant Mohammed Abdullahi; Flying Officer Nasir Aliero; Warrant Officer Rotimi Ajiteru and Flight Sergeant John Otuekong.