The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) yesterday disclosed that it has received the Federal Government permission to boost its workforce with additional 720 staff.
The agency said the new intake will be mostly deploy in critical areas around the airside of the airports runways in order to boost safety around the facilities across Nigeria.
FAAN Managing Director Mr. Saleh Dunoma represented by Capt Henry Omeogu Director Operations said as a result of increase in threat to airports and flight operations, the airports management authority is putting appropriate measures and equipment in place to forestall any threat to aircraft operating in and out of the airports.
Dunoma spoke yesterday at the opening ceremony of a three day workshop to mark the 2015 Safety Week of MMIA, explained that FAAN places premium on safety and urged participants to plan ahead to avoid accident.
– Anthony Awunor