By Jide Afolabi, Jos
The Manager of Yakubu Gowon Airport, Haipang, Plateau state, Mr Ayinla Gbolahan has been honoured by online media practitioners for his contributions towards the development of the airport.
The commendation came during a national retreat of members of the pens profession in Lagos after a one week training of journalists on positive reporting of election and awareness campaign on fake news.
In a press statement signed by Yakubu Wuyep and made available to journalists in Jos, today, Monday, revealed that the state chapter, “after their careful analysis of the manager expressed satisfaction with the way and manner he has effectively moved the Airport to the level where flight has resumed operations in Jos.”
He stated further that the staff performance in the last one year earned him the commendation for his positive contribution to the development of Plateau state and its environs with outstanding leadership quality.
The online media practitioners congratulated Ayinla for his focus and leadership style thereby carrying his staff along in the area of management and building confidence in them.
The body called on other federal government agencies operating in Plateau state to emulate the good gesture of assisting their host community .
“Plateau indigents have passed a vote of confidence in the leadership of Ayinla Gbolahan for putting the immediate host community into consideration and his developmental stride.”
“The completion of runway light and improvement in facilities to accommodate other flights and the request to upgrade the Yakubu Gowon Airport to an international airport was also one of the critical issues considered”. The statement said.