The Federal government has announced that all the users of federal airports across the country must pay tolls at all airport gates.

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This was part of the approvals given by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the end of its meeting held in Abuja on Monday and Tuesday.

The Special Adviser Information and Strategy to President Tinubu, Bayo Onanuga, who made this known in a list of approvals granted by FEC said that no one, including the President and the Vice President was exempted from the federal airports gates tolls.

“After exhaustive deliberations, the council approved a number of policies and projects that will further boost the economy, facilitate investments and promote the ease of doing business in the country.

“FEC approved that all users of Federal airports all over the country must now pay tolls at the gates. No one is excluded. The President and Vice President of Nigeria will also pay the toll,” Onanuga said.

He said that FEC also granted approval for the supply, installation and training of operators of disabled aircraft recovery system at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

According to him, “The contract will cost N4.2 billion. Similar contract was awarded in 2021 for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in 2021.”