False Bomb Alarm on Air Peace Flight Enroute Lagos From Abuja

The Federal Aiport Authority of Nigeria FAAN has confirmed as false, a threat of a bomb on an early morning Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos.

A statement signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, said the passenger that raised the alarm is said to have a history of mental illness and is currently with the security agencies and medical experts for assessment.

the statement also added that; "following the false information, officers of FAAN's aviation security swiftly evacuated passengers, crew and cargo on board the flight and a bomb squad immediately conducted a thorough check on the aircraft and baggage, which confirmed the information to be false.

"Aftermath of the due diligence test carried out on the aircraft, a fresh boarding call has been made and passengers have boarded the flight for take-off to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

"The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria will like to re-assure passengers and all airport users that our airports are safe and secure. They should carry on their lawful activities without any fear." the statement concluded.

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