South East Governors rose from a meeting Sunday calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to fix the decaying infrastructure in the region.
They lamented the condition of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport in Enugu State, saying the runway, terminal buildings and cargo shelter need urgent attention.
In a communique issued at the of their meeting in Enugu, the Governors listed some of the roads requiring urgent attention to include the Enugu-9th Mile-Onitsha Road; Enugu-Port Harcourt Road; Aba-Ikot Ekpene Road; Okigwe-Owerri Road and 9th Mile-Makurdi Express Road etc.
The meeting also “approved the South East Economic summit in partnership with DFID to hold in Enugu from 11th to 13th November, 2017.”
The forum also approved the visit of Brenthurst Foundation of South Africa to the South-east from November 6 to 11 on an economic mission to the zone.
The meeting was held at the Government House, Enugu.