In a press release made available to the members of the media on Sunday, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned passengers to stop offering money to its officials in all airports.
FAAN stated that there is no part of its services that include paying cash so customers should desist from doing that.
FAAN disclosed this after allegations were made against its officials in Abuja by evacuated returning Nigerians and were being investigated.
Read the press release below;
FAAN OFFERS NO CASH SERVICES TO PASSENGERS …URGES PASSENGERS TO RESIST AND REPORT SUCH REQUESTS ON THE SPOT
As the nation’s airports begin to reopen gradually for flight operations, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has advised passengers to desist from giving money and to report any official from any agency that requests money under any guise.
The Authority will like to inform passengers and other airport users that there is no aspect of its services at the airports that are being paid for by cash.”
“Arriving passengers are expected to have gone through the Covid-19 test before boarding their flights from ports of departure, therefore they should not pay any money whatsoever to any airport official for the purpose.
All Covid-19 measures put in place at the airports are free for passengers and does not attract any charges. Meanwhile, the recent allegation that some airport officials in Abuja were collecting money from returning passengers on evacuation flights is already being investigated by all agencies at the airport. The Authority will also like to use this medium to appeal to passengers once again to always ensure adherence to all safety and security measures at the airports.
FAAN…… Committed to her core values of Safety, Security, and Comfort.”