Just in: Cattle incursion moves FAAN to fence Ilorin airport premises

Just in: Cattle incursion moves FAAN to fence Ilorin airport premises

- The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has started the fencing of the Ilorin International Airport building

- The aviation body said that the move is aimed at curbing the incursion of cattle and unauthorised persons into the airport premises

- It appealed to stakeholders and residents around the vicinity to help in ensuring the safety of passengers in the complex

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has started the fencing of Ilorin International Airport premises as a way to curb the incursion of cattles into the building. Alhaji Ibrahim AbdulAzeez, the llorin international airport manager revealed this on Monday, May 28, Vanguard reports.

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He said the move was to stop continuous invasion of unauthorised persons and animals into the airport building. FAAN had organized a stakeholders meeting to curb illegal mining activities around the airport.

AbdulAzeez said that the fence (made of iron) which began from the main entrance gate was meant to serve as a substitute to the old fence. He further said that the fencing would be done in installment.

He revealed that the airport management would set up monitoring committee comprising all stakeholders to end all illegal activities at the airport.

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AbdulAzeez appealed to stakeholders and residents for support and cooperation within the vicinity of the airport in ensuring the safety of facilities and passengers.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that the FAAN had suspended the head of aviation security in Akure, Ondo state, following the invasion of the airport runway by cows on Saturday, February 17.

NAIJ.com gathered that an Air Peace flight from Lagos on Saturday, February 17, was prevented from landing at the Akure airport as cows took over the runway.

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Source: Naija.ng

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