The Federal Airports of Nigeria, FAAN, has carried out a simulation exercise at the airside of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
The exercise aims at demonstrating the Authority’s readiness to ensure that all cases of aircraft emergencies would be controlled whenever the need arises.
The Director of Airport Operations, FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, speaking at the occassion said the exercise was meant to confirm that FAAN has the right equipment, manpower and strategy to perform its statutory duties. He emphasized that this exercise was also necessary in ensuring the certification of the airport.
Some of the agencies involved in the exercise were NCAA, NAHCO, NEMA, LASEMA, Nigerian Army, Port Health Services and Lagos State Response Unit.
Based on the success of the exercise, FAAN assures airport users and the general public that it will continue to deliver on its core mandates of ensuring safety and security at the nation’s airports.