NIGERIA: FG Says Jail Term Awaits Violators Of Covid-19 Safety Protocol At Airports

With regard to the breach in Covid-19 airport protocol ,The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has directed investigation into the alleged breach of airport protocol by some dignitaries. He said anyone found guilty risks imprisonment for not less than two months.

Sirika said some dignitaries have been alleged to have flouted airport protocols. The dignitaries are: the former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, the governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri.

Reacting to the development, Sirika said: “The ministry has received lots of inquiries regarding some unruly passengers. These alleged unruly passengers included the former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, whom I spoke with yesterday at length, the current governor of Adamawa, Ahmadu Fintiri.

“Those are being investigated and if it is found that it is true, we will do the needful and if found untrue, we will definitely apologise to these individuals.”

Fintiri and Yari have however denied assaulting any airport official  or  breaching  the Covid-19 Protocol as alleged by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

FAAN had on its official Twitter account on Wednesday, accused  Fintiri and Yari of breaching the COVID-19 protocol and  assaulting one of its officials .


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