No explosion at Maiduguri Airport, says FAAN



The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,FAAN has debunked a report of an explosion at Maiduguri Airport.

“There was neither explosion, nor intrusion at the Maiduguri airport”, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN said in a statement Saturday.

Reacting to the report, FAAN Spokesperson said, “With respect to an online report making the rounds that the Maiduguri airport was rocked by a bomb explosion purportedly masterminded by Boko Haram insurgents, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) hereby notify passengers and the general public that there was neither explosion, nor intrusion at the Maiduguri airport.

“The airport was not targeted,  and is not under any attack whatsoever”, the statement concludes.