The man that breached security at Lagos Airport on 19th July, 2019 has been identified as Usman Adamu suspected to be from Niger Republic.
Captain Rabiu Yadudu, the Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), said FAAN takes full responsibility for the embarrassing incident.
Captain Yadudu assures the public that security has been tightened at the airports and airside to ensure safety of lives and properties. He noted that FAAN has a security patrol/escort team in place for arriving and departing aircraft but another joint patrol team involving FAAN AVSEC, the Police and the Military has also been constituted to assist in protecting the sanctity of the air side and ensuring the security of live operations and the traveling public using our facilities.
He also said that no stone will be left unturned to find those responsible for negligence in the discharge of their duties. The head of Aviation Security unit and others have already been suspended in respect to the security breach.
The officers suspended are the Airport Chief of Security, Mamman Mohammed Sadiku; International Terminal Security Officer, Oni Adedamola Abiodun; Head of Department Domestic Terminal 2, Owotor Kenneth Okezie and Head of Department Domestic Terminal 1, Badejo Adebowale Ayodele.
Captain Yadudu assured that FAAN would continuously improve on security measures to outdo the schemes of criminals.