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COVID-19: FAAN Reacts To Allegations That Airport Officials Collect Bribes Instead Of Test Results



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The Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria FAAN has commenced  an investigation into wide spread rumours that some officials of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja were collecting bribe from passengers on evacuation flights.

Recall Naija News reported that It has been discovered that some Nigerian airport officials are collecting money instead of COVID-19 tests results from those entering Nigeria from other countries.

It was alleged that the officials collect bribe to help the returnees evade the mandatory COVID-19 test and isolation.

In a statement released on Sunday, August 16 by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, FAAN said an investigation into the allegation has commenced.

The recent allegation that some airport officials in Abuja were collecting money from returning passengers on evacuation flights is already being investigated by all agencies at the airport.” the statement read in part

FAAN further advised passengers to stop the act of giving money to airport officials and report any official from any agency, who requests money.