According to a statement by the airport authority, the erring officer has been handed over to the appropriate security agency for further questioning and prosecution.
The statement read, “Following a report of theft involving an aviation security officer, Jennifer Luka at the Yola International Airport, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has suspended indefinitely the officer involved, pending the completion of investigation into the case.
“The Authority has consequently handed over the erring officer to the appropriate security agency for further questioning and prosecution.
“FAAN deeply regrets this unfortunate incident and the conduct of Jennifer, which does not reflect the values of the Authority and its staff.
“The Authority wishes to re-assure the general public that our airports remain safe and secure for travellers and other airport users.