FAAN Conducts Security Emergency Exercise

FAAN Conducts Security Emergency Exercise

A full-scale security emergency exercise was conducted  at the Murtala Muhammed  International  Airport, Ikeja, Lagos  by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday.

A statement signed by Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, FAAN’s Director of Public Affairs & Consumer Protection says “a bomb threat simulation exercise was carried out to assess the level of preparedness of the  Murtala Muhammed Airport  to respond  to emergency. The Bomb Squad, Police, AVSEC, Fire, Medical, Handling Companies, NCAA, NAMA, Airforce, Team  FAAN, and all other agencies responded to the threat spontaneously. The exercise took place during the checking-in of Ethiopian Airlines departing passengers.”

He said evacuation of passengers from the hall was carried out successfully at the baggage hall of International Terminal 1 where the exercise was conducted.

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Albinus Chiedu

Albinus Chiedu is a journalist, aviation media consultant, events management professional, and author. He has practiced journalism since 2000.

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