By Lawani Mikairu
Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday, unveiled the transaction advisers for the four international airports to be concessioned by the Federal Government.
The minister also announced the advisers for the five other projects on the aviation roadmap.
Sirika, while unveiling the advisers at the 4th Aviation Stakeholders Forum holding in Abuja, listed Infrata, Dentons, Rebel, WSP Parsons Brinkckerhoff, and Proserve as the five transaction advisers to handle the concession of the Nnamidi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja; Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos; Aminu Kano Airport, Kano; and the Port Harcourt International Airport..
According to him, the five firms are experienced and have expertise “in airport management, Public Private Partnership Legal Advice, Finance, Project and Construction Management and Environmental and Social services.
” and the unveiling is in line with the Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission ( ICRC) guidelines and public procurement act.’’
The other five projects which advisers were also announced, include the establishment of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, MRO, Centre, Aviation leasing company, development of Aerotropolis, cargo/ Argo allied terminals and establishment of a national carrier.