The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has mentioned it has no plans to close down the Kaduna Worldwide Airport, regardless of bandits’ assault on its employees in Kaduna.
FAAN Director, Capt. Hamisu Yadudu, made this identified to newsmen throughout an oversight go to by the Senate Committee on Aviation to varied airport companies in Lagos.
Yadudu mentioned the administration of FAAN, and the varied safety companies would cease at nothing in making certain the protection of human and gear in any respect the nation’s airports.
He mentioned FAAN had already beefed up safety networks in all of the nation’s airports.
Based on him, the present assault on the Kaduna airport won’t discourage FAAN from clamping down on any unlawful actions wherever inside the sector.
“This incident is solely completely different from closing down the airport. It’s a safety concern that we’ve got at our employees quarters.
“Plenty of our employees don’t even reside in these quarters. If there’s a want for us to shut it, we are going to shut it, however that is even far-off from it.
“There isn’t a want for that drastic motion; only a small share of our members of employees keep within the employees quarters; the remaining are all dwelling within the city.
“Additionally, our employees quarters are correctly fenced though the fence was damaged, however by some means, someplace, issues occurred, and now it’s time for us to counter as we’ve got been doing at all times,” he mentioned.
Recall that armed bandits within the early hour of Saturday attacked the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, quarters, on the Kaduna airport and kidnapped 9 individuals.
These kidnapped included a household of 6 and one other housewife and her two youngsters.
It was additionally gathered that the bandits gained entry to the quarters by the airport runway, at about 12.30am.