Power Outage at Lagos Airport


For almost an hour on Thursday, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, was thrown into darkness due to power outage.

Investigations revealed that the outage was caused by a spark happened at the Finger Main Distribution Board at the E-Finger of the airport at about 11.30 a.m.

The incident was confirmed by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) in a statement by its Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs Department, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu.

The statement said: “A spark occurred at the E-Finger of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Oct. 27 at about 11.30 a.m. Nigerian time.

“However, the engineers successfully corrected all defaults and normalcy was restored at the affected areas.”

It reiterated FAAN’s commitment to providing safety and security at the airports and apologised to passengers, airlines and the general public for the inconvenience caused by the interruption.

Source: PM News

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