NAHA, Okinawa Pref. — Nago Mayor Tateo Kishimoto on March 9 reiterated in the city assembly that he will follow Gov. Masahide Ota’s judgment concerning the government’s plan to build an offshore military helicopter facility off Camp Schwab.
Ota expressed his opposition to the plan shortly before the Nago mayoral election last month. Kishimoto was backed by local residents who support the plan.