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FAAN Reassures Readiness for Aircraft Emergency

ugo onwuaso

Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured airport users and general public of its continued readiness to deliver on the core mandates of ensuring safety and security of lives and properties at the nation’s Airports.

Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, a representative of the Managing Director, Airport Operations, made the remark, during a simulation exercise carried out at the airside of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

The exercise was aimed at showcasing the Authority’s readiness to attend to aircraft emergencies of any kind should the need arise.

The exercise was done in collaborations with other sister Agencies, like NCAA, NAMA, Road Safety, NEMA, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps, Port Health Services and Nigerian Airforce.

He noted that “the exercise was meant to confirm that FAAN has the right equipment, manpower and strategy to perform its statutory duties.”
The MD emphasized that this exercise was also necessary in ensuring the certification of the airport.
Also present at the exercise were Deputy General Manager, Aerodrome  Rescue & Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS), Victor Akinlabi Akinselure, Airport Manager, NAIA, Abuja, M.L. Sani, General Manager Safety, Elifue Agbi and Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) Odunowo Mohammed and many other top management staff.