The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) have announced plans to reduce physical security checks at airports.The move follows complaints by travelers who have bemoaned the delays caused by multiple physical security checks.
Addressing the concerns, the Managing Director of FAAN, Olubunmi Kuku said the agency and the office of the NSA had agreed to carry out short and long-term measures to address the issue.
Part of the measures is expected to include the creation of a joint coordination room where all the agencies can perform the necessary checks by monitoring CCTV cameras.Kuku noted that the issue of multiple security checkpoints was the first challenge she took up upon the assumption of office.
The FAAN MD added that she has had productive conversations with the National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu to craft viable solutions to the issue.
Hinting at resolutions which came out of her meeting with the security agencies, Kuku said, they both agreed on a few things, including a short-term intervention where the number of agencies at airports would be reduced