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Kano Airport: FAAN Tackles Fmr Zamfara Gov, Yari Over Violation of COVID-19 Protocols



The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has condemned the irresponsible conduct of the former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari who blatantly violated the Public Health procedures (#COVID19) on travels at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Saturday 11th July 2020.

FAAN in a statement issued, stated that his action is irresponsible and endangers all other airport users.

The aviation agency stressed that “It is unacceptable, and as such it has been duly escalated.”

It added that, the former Zamfara State governor refused to adhere to the protocols and procedures put in place by the federal government through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on #COVID19 by forcefully pushing away an officer of the Environment Department when he insisted that his luggage must be disinfected.

According to the statement, “the former Governor said the officer should have known he is a VIP

“FAAN hereby cautions all airport users, especially our esteemed VIPs , to please respect the Presidential directive by observing the Public Health travel protocols put in place to protect all air travellers against infection and the spread of the covid-19 pandemic.”