By LOVETH AZODO, Lagos
Between 2013 till date the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has seen to the certification of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Lagos and Abuja respectively, construction of series of brand new terminals with ultra-modern facilities in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano and Enugu, remodelling of FAAN training school and subsequent certification as a training institute, repair of Runway and Apron at Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), rehabilitation of runway at Abuja Airport, among several others, Managing Director of FAAN, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu recounted.
Yadudu stated these while addressing the House of Representatives Committee on Aviation today during an oversight visit to FAAN.
The Commitee, led by its Chairman, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji inspected ongoing projects and infrastructure at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
In his response, Nnaji expressed satisfaction at the plans and programs of the authority towards ensuring safe, secure and comfortable airport infrastructure in Nigeria.
Also, he promised that the committee will continue to collaborate with and offer the needed support to the Authority to achieve her goals.
However, Managing Director of the Authority enumerated some of the challenges confronting the Authority in her quest towards ensuring that FAAN delivers on her vision of being one of the best airport groups in the world and solicited support of the committee towards finding lasting solutions to these challenges