FAAN suspends airport officials for passenger’s extortion

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In line with Management’s determination to rid the nation’s airport of corrupt officials, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has apprehended and suspended some officials caught extorting a passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

The officials, who are staff of Aviation Security and Customer Service departments of the Authority were immediately suspended, while the On Duty Card of their accomplice from the Nigeria Immigration Service has been withdrawn.

According to the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, the suspension of the erring officials was taken to serve as a deterrent to other bad eggs in the system that are bent on tarnishing the image of the nation.