FAAN Begins Fumigation Of Airports As Port Sets To Reopen Soon
As the country is about to resume back to business from the total and gradual lockdown in some week time, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu disclosed in a statement issued in Lagos yesterday that FAAN has commenced fumigation of International Airports in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt ahead of reopening of flight operations in Nigeria.
Mrs Yakubu stated that the fumigation exercise was in line with the efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.
She said though, it was not yet clear when the ban on flights would be lifted, the authority was taking the proactive steps.
“This is to ensure the safety of passengers and other airport users when the airports eventually reopen.
“In March this year, the authority embarked on a similar exercise of disinfection and fumigation of all the international airports,” she said.
It will be recalled that Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, had in April announced the extension of the ban on flight operations by four weeks.
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