The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has explained that the power outage experienced on the 18th(Wednesday) at some sections of the International Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos was caused by power surge from the power line supplying MMA and surrounding communities
According to the authority, the problem has since been rectified by its team of engineers and power has been restored at the airport.
After restoring power to the affected parts of the terminal, the authority said its engineers mobilized immediately to trace affected equipment and assess the levels of damage to them
FAAN in a statement to the public said, “We wish to state that flight schedules at the terminal were not affected by this outage, as efforts were made by our Operations Directorate to ensure that passenger facilitation was not unduly hampered.”
The Authority also stated that it regrets any inconvenience the said outage caused our passengers, airliners and other airport users.
Meanwhile, a veteran film producer, Mr. Steve Gukas has commended by the FAAN for measures taken to avert the spread of Ebola Virus at our airports.
Mr Gukas was speaking when he paid a courtesy call to the authority recently at the commencement of shooting of a film on the Ebola scourge.
He explained that the Film ‘93 Days’ was a concept intended to showcase the activities that pioneered and ensured the total eradication of Ebola in Nigeria, especially as it concerned our airports which were the major gateways into our country.
Mr Gukas commended the efforts of FAAN at ensuring that ebola was completely was completely stamped out through measures put in place by the authority at the airport asides the general transformation that has taken place in the nation’s airports.
The Chief of Staff to the MD/CEO, Mr. Kabiru Yusuf Muhammed, who received the producer on behalf of the chief executive thanked him for the laudable initiative and promised that FAAN would continue to do everything humanly possible in order to ensure the security and safety of all airport users.
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