FG announces preferred, reserve bidders for Nigerian airports concession
The preferred and reserve bidders for the Nigerian airports concession have been chosen and announced by the federal government.
Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, made the declaration on Wednesday in Abuja.
Corporacion America Airports Consortium is the preferred bidder for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja; ENL Consortium is the reserve bidder.
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TAV/NAHCO/Project Plant Limited (PPL) Consortium is the selected bidder for the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos; Sifax/Changi Consortium is the reserve bidder.
There are currently no reserve bidders, and Corporacion America Airports Consortium is the preferred bidder for the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) in Kano.
At the closing of the Request for Proposal (RFP) period, the Port Harcourt International Airport (PHIA) had not yet received any proposals.
The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) and other stakeholders are in discussions with the Aviation Ministry about getting bidders.
Sirika promised to keep local and international stakeholders, development partners, the media, and Nigerians informed.
On September 19, 2022, the Nigeria Airports Concession Programme (NACPRFP )’s phase came to an end.
Due diligence and negotiations are the next stages. Prior to sending their Full Business Case (FBC) to the ICRC for assessment and approval, the preferred bidders will provide specifics of their FBC.