Passenger Rage: Suspect Banned From Flying In, Out of Abuja Airport
Ogehenemini Oyibo Great has been banned by Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) from flying in and out of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for forcefully damaging the boarding gate door at Module D of the airport.
A statement signed by Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze says “At about 20:10hrs of 24th March , 2023, an aggrieved passenger on delayed Air Peace flight to Benin forced the boarding gate door open and damaged the lock . No major injury was sustained by the passengers and staff.”
She said the suspect was arrested by a joint team of security personnel and brought to Crime Intelligence and Investigation Unit (CIIU) office of the Aviation Security, interrogated and statement was taken from him. The airport staff at the boarding gate witnessed the incident.
“The suspect OGHENEMINI OYIBO GREAT with seat number 10c Air Peace Flight P47172 was transferred to the Airport Police Command on transfer form number 0387470 and was received by inspector Benson with force identification number 17289. The airport wishes to declare him persona non-grata. He will no longer be allowed to fly out or into Abuja airport,” stated FAAN.