The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN has assured travellers and airport users that new measures were being put in place to enhance security at the nation’s airports.

Hamisu Yadudu, Managing Director Federal Airports Authority Nigeria, FAAN
Hamisu Yadudu, Managing Director Federal Airports Authority Nigeria, FAAN

FAAN’s Managing Director, Hamisu Yadudu made this known in a statement through its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, in Lagos.

Yadudu made the disclosure at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airports due to the unfortunate incident at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

He said the violator, who was suspected to be a Nigerien, had been identified as Usman Adamu and had been handed over to the Police for further interrogation.

The managing director said the authority took full responsibility for the breach.

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Yadudu noted that the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Transport, had already assisted in the award of contracts for perimeter fences at the airports, including detection devices and CCTV cameras with infrared capacity for night operations.