He also spoke of plans to shutdown the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja over the decaying infrastructure.
Justifying the planned closure, the minister observed that the Abuja airport runway remains a source of embarrassment owing to its dilapidated state.
While decrying the porous nature of the perimeter fences across the airports in Nigeria, Sirika said: “We set up a committee to access the security situations and I’ll tell you that the outcome of the committee is not a pleasant story to tell.
Aside Port Harcourt, nearly all the perimeter fences are gone in most places and they can easily be accessed which will end up becoming a threat to the safety of the industry. you can easily walk into the airport .”
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