All Africa - Peti Siyame 

Delays in the construction of Sumbawanga Airport in Rukwa Region took the centre stage as members of the Regional Road Board (RRB) met here over the weekend.

The members of the 44 RRB expressed dissatisfaction over the delay of 55.9bn/- airport project for almost a decade. The members also aired similar concern last October during the 36 RRB.

The Rukwa Regional Commissioner RC, Mr Joseph Mkirikiti, who is the chairman of the board meeting, said the new airport would have enormous economic gain for the region and the country as whole.

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