December 7, 2021

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FAAN Mgt. to Inspect 23 Airports Ahead of Yuletide

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Holding Bay, Malam Aminu Kano International Aiport, Kano

Management of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has begun a 10-day facility tour of the nation’s 23 airports, to assess infrastructural needs ahead of the yuletide surge in passengers and aircraft movements.

A statement from the General Manager, Public Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, said the tour will critically examine, at each of the airports, the level of compliance with covid-19 protocols and other technical issues that concern safety and passengers’ comfort.

Also, as part of preparations for the commissioning of the newly completed, world-class, and brand new international terminal at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, Management of the Federal Airports Authority (FAAN), last week inspected facilities at the airport.

Remodelled Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano

The delegation, which was led by the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Authority, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, were also joined by a team of inspectors from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA.

At the Yakubu Gowon Airport, Jos, the MD/CE also used the opportunity to address members of staff at the airport. He assured them that Management will continue to prioritize staff welfare and improve on their conditions of service. He enjoined them to continue to discharge their duties with the highest level of professionalism and dedication.

The team, which also included the Authority’s Directors of Finance, Mrs Nike Aboderin; Engineering Services, Engr. Salisu Nurudeen Daura; Commercial and Business Development, Mr Sadiku Abdulkadir Rafindadi; Airport Security Services, Rtd. Group Captain Usman Abubakar Sadiq; Airport Operations, Capt. Mukthar Muye; Human Resources, Mr Norris Anozie; and Legal Adviser, Dr Clifford Omozeighan will be proceeding to Bauchi, Kaduna, Gombe and Maiduguri airports, before taking on another batch of airports.

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