Eid-Fitri: FAAN Beefs Up Security At Airports Ahead Sallah Celebration
Fred Omotara, Lagos
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has beefed up security around the nations airports ahead of the Eid-Fitri break, a statement from the agency’s acting Spokesperson, Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze revealed on Saturday.
According to the statement, “The FAAN hereby assures all airport users that Nigerian Airports under our Management are fully ready to play host to air travellers during this Sallah celebration.
“As part of our preparations to ensure seamless facilitation of our highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, security has been beefed up at the Airports.
“Also, facilities at our Airports have been generally improved upon and are functioning optimally. In addition, all other logistics have been upgraded and strengthened to provide for the expected increase in passenger traffic in and around our Airports.
“Travellers are enjoined to look out for directional signages at the Airports for guidance, as well as abide by all safety and security instructions at the Airports.
“While we advise the general public and intended travellers to make early preparations towards completing their travel requirements in good time, we will also like to re-state that receiving of dignitaries at restricted areas by security agents and Airport officials is prohibited and anyone found wanting will be prohibited