The election is scheduled to hold on Saturday.
The airport was closed down in August for repairs of infrastructural decays in its facility.
The airport which is the only international exit route of the South-East region was closed down months ago due to dilapidated infrastructure unbefitting of an international airport.
It was reported that men of the fire service couldn’t put out the fire when they arrived on the scene due to a faulty valves.
The secessionist group, now proscribed after confronting the military, is demanding an independent state of Biafra Republic.
Trending reports on social media last week claimed herdsmen were brought into the state with plots of lands allocated to them.
The leaders denied endorsing the governor for another term in office and accused him of attempting to whittle down the political influence of Oshiomhole in the state.
The Federal Government recently made known it decision to reinstall toll gates on federal roads across the country.
Since he began his second term in May, the governor has fired some of his aides largely due to misrepresentations.
The opposition party stated this after losing at the State Governorship Election Tribunal, Thursday.