FAAN Apologises Over Temporary Power Outage At Lagos Airport

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, have apologized to passengers and other airport users over temporary power outage at the Murtala Muhammed Airport yesterday 

FAAN in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Faithful Hope-Ivbaze said the Outage was as a result of rain accompanied by heavy thunderstorm.

She said; “ The outage, which was as a result of yesterday’s rain, that came with very fierce winds and storms, a natural occurrence, affected one of our feeders, and consequently resulted in the temporary disruption of power supply at the D wing of the airport.

“However, our engineers quickly discovered the fault, and liaised with the Ejigbo duty/area control office of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria and together resolved the problem. Normalcy has since been restored at the affected area.”

Below is the full text of the statement.

PRESS RELEASE

April 2nd, 2022

TEMPORARY POWER OUTAGE AT MMIA

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) wishes to apologise to passengers and other airport users that witnessed a temporary power outage at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at about 2315hours yesterday, April 1, 2022.

The outage, which was as a result of yesterday’s rain, that came with very fierce winds and storms, a natural occurrence, affected one of our feeders, and consequently resulted in the temporary disruption of power supply at the D wing of the airport.

However, our engineers quickly discovered the fault, and liaised with the Ejigbo duty/area control office of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria and together resolved the problem. Normalcy has since been restored at the affected area.

FAAN…. Committed to our core values of Safety, Security and Comfort. FAAN, committed to our core values…….. Safety; Security; Comfort.

Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs.)

Ag. General Manager, Corporate Affairs

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