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FAAN beefs up security at airports ahead of Easter



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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reinforced security at all airports in the nation as Nigerians get ready for the Easter holiday.

According to a statement on Thursday, FAAN guaranteed safety, emphasising that the airports in the nation are completely equipped and prepared for the usual increase in passenger traffic as it is the normal thing around the festive period.

The statement was named “Easter Celebration; FAAN Assures Of Safety,’ and endorsed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Yakubu Henrietta.

The statement read, “As Easter holiday approaches, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to assure passengers and other airport users that our network of airports are fully prepared and ready for the usual upsurge in passenger traffic that is the norm around this season.

“We have put all necessary facilities, infrastructure and manpower in place, to ensure seamless facilitation at the airports during the season and beyond.

“We also want to assure all passengers and airport users of safety and security, as relevant security agencies have been mobilized to beef up security at all airports.

“The Authority advises passengers to endeavour to leave for the airport early enough, so as to ensure that check in formalities are conducted in good time.”

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