FAAN also stated that that the on-duty cards of their accomplice from the Nigerian Immigration Service have also been immediately withdrawn.
The statement read: “In line with the management’s determination to rid the nation’s airport of corrupt officials, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has apprehended and suspended officials caught extorting a passenger at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
“The officials, who are staff of Aviation Security and Customer Service departments of the Authority, were immediately suspended, while the on-duty card of their accomplice from the Nigeria Immigration Service has been withdrawn.
“This action was taken to serve as a deterrent to other bad eggs in the system that is bent on tarnishing the image of the nation.”
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