Aviation Security Personnel Averts Currency Trafficking at MMIA

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Aviation Security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria today prevented the trafficking of a total sum of 271, 135 American dollars through the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja.
A statement signed by the Deputy General Corporate Affairs of FAAN , Onyekwere Nnaekpe said that the sum was found on a worker with one of the cleaning contractors at the airport, Mr. Tijani Owolabi, during a pat down at one of the screening points at ‘D’ Finger of the international terminal.
Some of the foreign currency according to the statement was found on the person of Mr. Owolabi while the rest was recovered from the sanitary bucket he was trying to pass through screening.
The airport cleaner who was suspected to be conveying the foreign currency to an accomplice at the sterile area of the terminal, was immediately apprehended by Aviation Security staff on duty and handed over to the appropriate security agencies at the airport for further investigation.

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