Dr. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary, NCPC, announced this on Friday during a meeting with officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, Rivers State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that this was coming after five months of closure of the Nigerian airspace due to the lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Discussions at the meeting focused partly on actionable steps being put in place at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport by the Federal and State Governments to give travellers comfort and better experience when the facility is opened for air traffic.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protest was organised under the umbrella of Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and National Union of Air Transport Employee.
Makinde, while presenting the vehicle to the management of FAAN, through his Special Adviser on Security, Commissioner of Police Fatai Owoseni (retd), maintained that the present administration in the state places premium on security of lives and properties of all the residents and organisations in the state.
The assurance was contained in a message by the spokesperson of the FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, on Tuesday.
The Public Relations Officer of DSS, Dr. Peter Afunanya, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.
The FAAN made this known on its Twitter handle on Wednesday.
Abayomi Akinbinu, the Regional Manager, South South and South East, FAAN, said this on Saturday at the airport during the arrival of the first flight after three months of COVID-19 shutdown.
This was confirmed to the media on via a statement by the spokesperson of FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, on Tuesday.
In the memo to staff dated May 19, 2020, with reference number: FAAN/HQ/ADMIN/2020/05, Musa said due to the dwindling revenue generation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the management may not be able to pay full salary to staff as from May 2020.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says no fewer than 1,739 foreigners have been evacuated from Nigeria through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos since the evacuation exercise began about 10 days ago.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria said passengers could still travel within Nigeria in spite of the suspension of international flight operations.
The House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Aviation to investigate non-installation of Instrument Landing System and other supporting equipment in airports across the country.
The House of Representatives Committee on Finance has uncovered over N65 billion of unpaid revenue remittances from Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria workers on Monday took over the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Access Toll Gate from the Integrated Intelligent Imaging West Africa Limited, one year after expiration of the contract.
This is coming as the World Health Organisation on Wednesday convened an emergency meeting to determine whether it should be declared a Public Health Event of International Concern.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has announced the reopening of Port Harcourt International Airport for operations.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says no individual or agency will be allowed to escort passengers into airports, henceforth.
Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, gave the assurance in a statement issued in Lagos on Monday.