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FAAN suspends taxi services at Abuja airport



The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN) has suspended taxi services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

In a statement issued on Thursday by its Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, FAAN said the suspension was due to an unresolved dispute among operators of car hire service at the airport.

The decision, according to him, took immediate effect.

The agency urged airport users and passengers to use secured alternative means of transportation or e-hailing services at the airport pending the resolution of the dispute.

The statement read: “The FAAN wishes to inform the general public that the airport car hire service at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja has been suspended with immediate effect.

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“This is as a result of the unresolved factional dispute amongst the car hire operators which has been affecting airport car hire service operations.

“Consequent upon this suspension, FAAN Management advises the general public and all airport users, particularly our esteemed passengers to use secured alternative means of transportation or E-hailing services in and out of the airport.

“The Management of FAAN regrets any inconvenience this necessary suspension may cause our esteemed passengers, airport users, and the general public.”

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