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Normalcy returns to Lagos airport after fire at FAAN Hqtrs

Normalcy returns to Lagos airport after fire at FAAN Hqtrs

Business activities that were disrupted as a result of an early morning fire outbreak at the Lagos office of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have returned to normal.

FAAN has also assured travelers, airport users andother that the incident did not affect operations at any airport in any way as normal operations continue unhindered.

Activities around the Lagos airport had been disrupted, and many travelers and others who used the airport route were left stranded as fire figthers battled to put out the fire, with onlookers blocking the road.

The inferno which destroyed property running into millions of naira, was later brought under control after a few hours.

Confirming the incident, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu of FAAN, Corporate Affairs, in a statement confirmed that normalcy has been restored to the premises, adding that the incident did not affect any operations.

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”There was a fire incident at the headquarters in Lagos today April 11, 2017.

“The incident, which affected some offices, is being investigated right now to find out the cause of the outbreak.

“The fire department, in collaboration with the Lagos State Fire Department and other security agencies, however, responded swiftly by curtailing the spread of the fire, as normalcy is being restored already.

“The Authority will like to assure travelers, airport users and the general public that the incident did not affect operations at any airport in any way as normal operations continue unhindered,” the statement by Yakubu read in full.

 

 

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