FG suspends Abuja airport manager, others over tarmac invasion


Sirika-HADI1The Federal Government on Sunday began a probe into the security breach that occurred at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, where scores of angry passengers of a Turkish Airlines flight invaded the NAIA’s tarmac and stopped the carrier’s aircraft from taking off.

As a result of the incident, which occurred from 11pm on December 24 till around 2am on December 25, 2015, the government stated that it had suspended the head of security, the NAIA Manager as well as the Terminal Manager pending when investigations were completed.

The Minister of State for Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, stated that the passengers breached the security apparatus at the airport, stressing that the incident was dangerous, considering the level of global terrorism.

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