The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has confirmed that there was an attack on the Runway 05 axis of Kaduna airport earlier today.
However, according to Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs.), Ag.General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria¬† (FAAN) “a combined team of anti-banditry military personnel and Crime investigation unit of FAAN Aviation Security Department swiftly intervened for rescue operation,with one casualty reported in the incident. Normalcy has since been restored at the airport.The team also recovered two motorbikes abandoned by the bandits.
“Additionally, heavy reinforcement team from the Nigerian Defence Academy is on ground to ensure safety and security of airport workers/users.The FAAN AVSEC Department has equally released operational vehicles to the team for patrol purposes.
“The Authority uses this opportunity to sympathise with the family and friends of the victim of this unfortunate incident.¬†We shall continue to give further updates where necessary”.