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FAAN arrests 90 touts at Abuja, Lagos airports



FAAN arrests 90 touts at Abuja, Lagos airports
FAAN arrests 90 touts at Abuja, Lagos airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has arrested 90 persons at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

A statement by Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, described them as touts carrying out nefarious activities

The spokesperson noted that the raid was part of efforts to rid the nation’s airports of “touting and extortion”.

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The suspects were nabbed for “fake COVID-19 test results, touting, unauthorised entry, trespass, illegal facilitation, forgery, loitering, theft and public nuisance”.

Some of them are the staff of Patovilki Nigeria Limited, Lakewood Services, NAHCO Plc, and other airport workers.

“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 in Lagos”, Yakubu announced.

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FAAN warned those that do not have legitimate businesses at the airports and staff carrying out illegal duties to desist.

“The Authority will not hesitate to arrest and hand over such individuals for prosecution”, the statement added.


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