The state government made the declaration on its official Instagram handle on Friday, adding that the project would begin in 2023.
According to the post, The Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Private Partnership, Mr. Ope George, had disclosed this while speaking at a media parley organised by the state government in Alausa, on Thursday.
George added that the state government, led by the governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, had already obtained all necessary approvals from the federal government and that the new airport would be constructed on 3,500 hectares of land in the Lekki-Epe area.
He also disclosed that the master plan and aeronautical designs were in place adding that studies were ongoing about strategies, funding and other issues, after which the project would be taken to the market place.
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