Wednesday , 18 May 2022

FAAN prohibits untrained officials from driving on the airside

FOLLOWING a recently averted airside incident involving a Customs official, at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has prohibited any airport official, who has neither undergone the mandatory airline drivers training, nor certified appropriately to drive on the airside of the nation’s airports.

The airport manager , in a statement by General Manager Corporate Affairs, says it is re-emphasising this policy to ensure operational safety.

With this directive, all airline officials, security agencies, ground handling companies, and other stakeholders are hereby put on notice to ensure that their officials, that have airside related roles, and will need to drive, are sent to FAAN’S training department to undergo this mandatory training before been assigned to duty.

FAAN stressed will no longer take lightly any act of violation of this directive, in the interest of safety.

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