FAAN Arrests Passenger, Oghenemini For Alleged Forceful Damage Of Boarding Gate At Abuja Airport


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeriia (FAAN) has arrested an Air Peace Passenger, Oghenemini Oyibo Great for allegedly forceful damage of the boarding gate door at Module D , Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze today.

The statement explained that at about 20:10hrs of March 24 , 2023, an aggrieved passenger on delayed Air Peace flight to Benin forced the boarding gate door and damaged the lock .

According to the statement no major injury was sustained by the passengers and staff.

Hope-Ivbaze in the statement said that in view of the destruction, the suspect was arrested by a joint team of security personnel and brought to Crime Intelligence and Investigation Unit(CIIU)office of the Aviation Security.

She added that Oghenemini was interrogated and statement was taken from him and that the airport staff at the boarding gate witnessed the incident.

According to her, “The suspect Oghenemini Oyibo Great with seat number 10C Air Peace Flight P47172 was transferred to the Airport Police Command on transfer form number 0387470 and was received by Inspector Benson with force identification number 17289.

Meanwhile, FAAN has declared Oghenemini persona non-grata and that he will no longer be allowed to fly out or into Abuja airport.

FAAN, the Acting spokesperson, said is committed to its core values of safety, security and comfort


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