“Akufo Addo Shouldn’t ‘Dare’ Sell Our Airport” – Airport Staff Protest Over Sale of KIA

KIA Workers protest over sale of Airport
KIA Workers protest over sale of Airport

Reports suggest staff at the Kotoka International Airport are currently picketing over an alleged sale of the Ghana Airport Company Limited (GACL).

According to The BBC Ghana’s correspondent, the GACL staff feel their livelihood is being threatened which has necessitated this action.

Meanwhile, the Aviation Ministry earlier denied reports over the alleged sale of the airport.

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A statement released by the Aviation Minister Joseph Kofi Adda read, “the Ministry of Aviation wishes to unequivocally inform the general public and the good people of Ghana that the Kotoka International Airport is not for sale and no such deal has ever been conceived by the government of Ghana.”

The Minister revealed the only thing under consideration by his outfit and its stakeholders including the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) is a proposed Strategic Partnership Arrangement between GACL and TAV-SUMMA Consortium.

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This is to improve service delivery and expansion of infrastructure at the KIA to achieve government’s vision of making Ghana the Aviation Hub within the West African Sub-Region.

Source: TheBBCghana.Com