Monday , 3 October 2022

FAAN refutes explosion claims at Maiduguri Airport

FEDERAL Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday refuted a report that alleged that the Maiduguri Airport in Northern Nigeria was rocked by a bomb explosion purportedly masterminded by Boko Haram insurgents.

 

A statement signed by Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu of FAAN read, “With respect to an online report making the rounds that the Maiduguri airport was rocked by a bomb explosion purportedly masterminded by Boko Haram insurgents, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) hereby notify passengers and the general public that there was neither explosion, nor intrusion at the Maiduguri airport.

 

“The airport was not targeted, and is not under any attack whatsoever.

 

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