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[ 2017-05-17 ]

Aviation Minister says the contract will be reviewed before the next phase begins

Cost of Tamale Int’l Airport renovation under Mahama to be reviewed
The Aviation Minister, Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has
revealed that her ministry will go back to the
drawing board and assess the scope of work on
Phase One of the expansion work on the Tamale
International Airport and compare if there was
value for money in the GH˘ 130 million project
under the erstwhile John Mahama administration.

The sector minister also revealed that it is only
after the assessment that cabinet can see what is
needed to be approved in the budget for the start
of Phase Two, which will see international flights
patronizing the 3.4-kilometer runway.

Madam Cecilia Abena Dapaah together with the Chief
Executive Officer of the Ghana Civil Aviation
Authority (GCAA) Amin Abdul-Rahman and some
members of the Authority were on a familiarization
tour of the Tamale International Airport in the
Northern Region.

“We have to go back to the blackboard after
assessing the scope of work to see if what have
been provided meets the GH˘130, 000, 000 and to
also see what is needed for the Phase Two,” she
told journalists.

“It is only after that we can have our airport
being put to its full usage.”

The Minister also bemoaned the reduction in the
number of cabin crew and pilots in Ghana to run
the various airlines.

She therefore wants the establishment of an
aviation training center in the Northern Region
where prospective persons will be trained to fill
in gap.

She indicated that the completion of the second
phase will see other services like cargo center
for exports of fresh farm produce which will boost
the economy and create more jobs for the teeming

“I hear Ghana has run short of cabin crew and
pilots to run the airlines. What we need currently
are aviation schools especially in Tamale to train
people to fill in the gap.”

She was accompanied by Salifu Saeed, the Northern
Region Minister and the Ghana Airport Manager in
Tamale, Micheal Omane-Mensah, who took her to all
the ancillary facilities including the power

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