FAAN Spokesman Denies Bombing Of Maiduguri Airport In Boko Haram Attack

Maiduguri International AirportThe Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said on Monday that the Dec. 2 attack in some parts of Maiduguri by suspected Boko Haram members did not affect the Maiduguri International Airport.

Mr Yakubu Dati, the Authority’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

He said that the attack only affected some areas around the vicinity of the airport.

“There was no bombing at the Maiduguri Airport, but it only happened around the airport vicinity.

The airport has been closed for flights, and relevant security situation are on the ground to take full charge”, the Dati said.

(NAN)

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  1. It is a shame that the legacy the North had built over the years through it’s control of power have been gradually destroyed by violence; the same violences the northen muslims were in sympathy with. Now look at were it has handed them.