The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria ( FAAN) says heavy reinforcement team from the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) is on ground to ensue safety of workers and users of the Kaduna Airport following the Saturday attack by bandits.
FAAN in a statement on Saturday by its acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs) said the agency’s Aviation Security (AVSEC) Department has equally released operational vehicles to the NDA’s team for patrol purposes.
Read FAAN’s statement below:
UPDATE ON BANDIT ATTACK IN KADUNA AIRPORT
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) regrets to state that a group of bandits attacked the Runway 05 axis of Kaduna airport earlier in the day.
However, a combined team of anti-banditry military personnel and Crime investigation unit of FAAN Aviation Security Department swiftly intervened for rescue operation,with one casualty reported in the incident. Normalcy has since been restored at the airport. The team also recovered two motorbikes abandoned by the bandits.
Additionally, heavy reinforcement team from the Nigerian Defence Academy is on ground to ensure safety and security of airport workers/users. The FAAN AVSEC Department has equally released operational vehicles to the team for patrol purposes.
The Authority uses this opportunity to sympathise with the family and friends of the victim of this unfortunate incident.
We shall continue to give further updates where necessary.
FAAN…Committed to her core values of Safety, Security and Comfort.
Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs.)
Ag. General Manager, Corporate Affairs