BREAKING: Suspected bush fire razes part of Owerri airport, FAAN alerts

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has alerted a raging bush fire incident at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri.

A statement issued by the spokesperson of FAAN, Mrs. Henriette Yakubu said air rescue and fire fighting services are presently on ground fighting the fire.

According to Yakubu, the incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continue unhindered.

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“The Authority will like to appeal to host communities around airports to please desist from burning bushes around the airports as this act is capable of jeopardizing the safety of flight operations because of the prevailing weather condition in the country,” Yakubu declared.

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