The Anambra International Cargo and Passenger Airport in Umueri community, Anambra East local government area was, yesterday, inaugurated by the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano amidst pump and pageantry.
People from all walks of life witnessed the ground breaking event and even those who doubted the ability of the state government to executive the project commended Obiano for achieving the great feat.
An Airpeace Airlines female pilot, Captain Nwando Phina Okpalaeke was one of the pilots that landed the aircrafts at Anambra International Cargo And Passenger Airport Umueri on Friday, 30th April, 2021 during the test-run.
Captain Nwando is from Azia in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. She is a Computer Science graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University in Ghana. She later trained at an air school in South Africa where she was certified to fly commercial aeroplanes.