FAAN nabs 90 for aiding fake COVID-19 results

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Ninety airport staff have been arrested for fake COVID-19 results as well as engaging in other criminal activities, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has disclosed.

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FAAN General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu said the suspects were picked  in Lagos and Abuja for touting, unauthorised entry, trespass, illegal facilitation, forgery, loitering, theft, public nuisance and arguments, amongst others.

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Some of those arrested are staff of Patovilki Nigeria Limited, Lakewood Services and the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc.

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“Of the total arrested, 59 were handed over to the airport police command in Abuja for prosecution, while 30 were handed over to the police force in Lagos for same.

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“FAAN will like to use this opportunity to warn those that do not have any legitimate business at the airports, as well as airport staff carrying out illegal duties to desist from such acts, as the Authority will not hesitate to arrest and hand over such individuals for prosecution,” her statement read.

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