Coronavirus: FAAN urges passengers, residents around Lagos airport not to panic

By David Ochuma

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN on Friday urged passengers, airlines and the general public in the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, not to entertain any fear, during the emergency simulation exercise.

General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, made the announcement in a statement issued in Lagos and made available to newsmen on Friday.

Yakubu explained that the exercise was an operational requirement of the International Civil Aviation Organisation for aerodrome.

According to her, “The exercise is aimed at ascertaining the level of preparedness of the airport in real life emergency situations.”

“Consequently, the FAAN will like to appeal to the public, especially those residing around the airport not to entertain any fear, as the exercise is only a mock.”

Yakubu further stated that FAAN was committed to its core values of safety, security and comfort of airport users in the country.

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