By Foster Obi
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said it is assuring all airport users that Nigerian airports under its management are fully ready to play host to air travelers during this Sallah celebrations.
A statement signed by Henrietta Yakubu , General Manager, Corporate Affairs noted that “as part of our commitment to ensure seamless facilitation of our highly esteemed passengers during the Sallah celebrations and beyond, the VIP Protocol lounges at both the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, have been refurbished to give maximum comfort and value to our customers.
“Also, maintenance of conveyor belts and escalators at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos has been completed and functioning optimally,” it said, adding, “In addition, airport security and other logistics have been upgraded and strengthened to provide for the expected increase in passenger traffic in and around our airports.”
According to the statement, “We have also installed new directional display units to guide travelers, especially new ones, at our airports.
“While we advise the general public and intended travelers 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 apprehended and prosecuted.”