FAAN apprehends Arik Air’s staff for extorting passenger at Lagos airport

A staff of Arik Airline has been apprehended by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), while soliciting a bribe from a traveling passenger at the General Aviation Terminal, Lagos.
FAAN apprehends Arik Air staff for extorting passenger - Vanguard News

A staff of Arik Airline has been apprehended by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), while soliciting a bribe from a traveling passenger at the General Aviation Terminal, Lagos.

In a statement by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Henrietta Yakubu, a copy of which was made available to newsmen, she said the arrest followed an emergency management meeting with the special adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business, Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, on incessant extortion of passengers by airport officials at the nation’s airports.

The FAAN’s spokesperson, however, said the On Duty Card (ODC) of the erring staff has been withdrawn immediately and has been handed over to the relevant security agency for appropriate action in order to serve as deterrence to other bad eggs at the airport.

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