Reps inspect facilities at MMA

Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.

The House of Representatives Committee on Aviation today, December 5, 2019 inspected ongoing projects and infrastructure at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos as part of its oversight visit to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.

During the inspection, the Chairman of the Committee, Honourable Nnojim Nnaji expressed satisfaction at the project, plans and programs of the authority towards ensuring safe, secure and comfortable airport infrastructure in Nigeria.

Addressing the committee, the Managing Director of the authority, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu highlighted some of the achievements of the authority between 2013 till date.

Some of the achievements, according to Yadudu, include the certification of Murtala Muhammed Airport and 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 MMIA, rehabilitation of runway at Abuja Airport, among several others.

Yadudu also enumerated some of the challenges confronting the organisation in its quest towards ensuring delivery of its 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. 

The Committee Chairman however promised that the committee will continue to collaborate with FAAN and offer the needed support to the authority to achieve its  goals.

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