The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reacted to a 20 seconds video gone viral on social media which shows a heavy downpour that flowed directly through the damaged roofs of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
According to the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the body, Henrietta Yakubu, the cause of the leaking roof noticed at the “D Wing” of the terminal was due to an ongoing construction last week.
She said: “the leak was due to ongoing construction works at the airport.
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“This construction was in compliance with the order given by the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.”
Yakubu explained that the leakages resulted from rainfall which interrupted engineers replacing the old roof with new ones.
She added that the authority was doing everything possible to improve the quality of her services.
Yakubu further stated that the incident did not interrupt operations at the terminal.