Outage: FAAN Restores Power To Lagos Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has stated that the power outage experienced yesterday at some sections of the International wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos had been rectified.
The General Manager of Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who made this known, added that rectification was done by the agency’s team of engineers and that power had been restored at the airport.
Dati explained that investigation revealed that the outage was caused by power surge form the power line supplying electricity to the gateway airport.
According to him, “Preliminary investigation revealed that the outage was caused by power surge from the power line supplying MMA and surrounding communities. After restoring power to the affected parts of the terminal, our engineers mobilized immediately to trace affected equipment and assess the levels of damage to them.”
The agency through Dati further explained that the outage did not however affect airlines flight operations or was passengers facilitation hindered.
In his words, “We wish to state that flight schedules at the terminal were not affected by this outage, as efforts were made by our Operations Directorate to ensure that passenger facilitation was not unduly hampered.”
He stated that the authority regretted any inconvenience the said outage caused passengers, airliners and other airport users.
Recalled that power outage had occurred at some sections of the international terminal of the Lagos Airport, thereby allegedly disrupting commercial activities for more than one hour.