Lagos State Government on Friday inspected Murtala Muhammed International Airport to see how prepared the Airport staff are for the resumption of the international flight which starts September 5 2020.
Deputy Governor of Lagos State , Dr Obafemi Hamzat who represented the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu was taken round the International Airport by the MD of Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, Captain Rabiu Yadudu who said the resumption of flights will start by Saturday with three flight and the first is Middle East Airlines which is expected by 3pm on Saturday.
” Our responsibility is to make the Airport the best” Yadudu said
On his part, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat who led the delegation from Lagos State Government noted that he had gone through the various measures put in place to ensure safety and security of travellers as international flight operations will recommence from tomorrow.
He added that from the departure frontage, to the check-in area, screening point, immigration area, up to the boarding gate, FAAN has fully complied with laid down protocols to ensure physical distancing by the markings on ground, proper temperature checks, hand washing/sanitizing. Even the airport conveniences have been upgraded to cater for the Post Covid-19 operational requirements.
Adding that from all they have seen, the Airport is ready to recommence flight operations. He enjoined travellers and airport users to always follow instructions given by airport officials in the interest of safety.
Captain Rabiu Yadudu thanked the Lagos State Government for their continuous support and added that all that is required for the safe, secure and seamless facilitation of flight operations has been put in place already.