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FAAN Apologizes to Passengers Over Power Outage


CEM REPORT | The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has apologized to passengers for the power outage which occurred at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos in the late hours of Friday, April 1, 2022.

FAAN’s apology was made known in a statement by its Acting General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Faithful Hope-ivbaze, on Saturday in Lagos.

The power supply disruption at one of the wings at the airport occurred at about 23:15 hours yesterday, April 1, 2022.

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The Authority explained that it was due to heavy downpours which came with very fierce winds and storms and affected one of the feeders.

Mrs Faithful Hope-ivbaze said; “FAAN wishes to apologise to passengers and other airport users that witnessed a temporary power outage at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at about 23:15 hours yesterday, April 1, 2022.

“The outage, which was as a result of yesterday’s rain that came with very fierce winds and storms a natural occurrence, affected one of our feeders, and consequently resulted in the temporary disruption of power supply at the D wing of the airport.

“However, our engineers quickly discovered the fault, and liaised with the Ejigbo duty/area control office of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria and together resolved the problem.

“Normalcy has since been restored at the affected area.’’

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