NAIA To Introduce Park And Pay For Motorists

The Federal Airport Authority ( FAAN) has announced plans to introduce park and pay for motorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja.

The regional general manager North Central, Kabir Mohammed disclosed this over the weekend while speaking with Executive members of the Abuja Transportation and Aviation Correspondents Association (ATACA) in Abuja.

TheFact Nigeria noted that Mohammed said the new development is aimed at bringing sanity to the airport.

Mohammed, who was deployed to head the Abuja Airport on March 10, 2022, further said the introduction of the park and pay at the airport will address the problems of touts, who go about harrasing and extorting innocent drivers who bring in passengers to the airport.

He also said as part of the ongoing reorganisations at the airport, the rowdy taxi drivers and the illegal businesses going on at the front of the departure hall at the airport would be addressed.

Also, in order to curb the issue of traffic jam at the toll gate of the airport, which affected staff, airport users and passengers, the airport manager has commissioned a taskforce which constitutes of himself and head of department to supervise at the toll gate on a daily basis with the sole aim of managing the inflow of traffic into the airport.

The effort has improved on the situation to a great extent, making entry into the airport easier.

He added that he has proposed the relocation of the Mosque to a more comfortable location for easy vehicular movement within the airport and as well as expanding the car park.

Mohammed also, proposed the introduction of shuttle buses for staff, stakeholders and airport users, as well as a staff welfare & recreation centre.

Further more, the regional manager said he has initiated staff weekly/monthly reporting which has made positive impact on staff discipline and performance.

Previous articleWHO To Train Nigeria Health Professionals On Use Of OCV
Next article2022 World Health Day: IGP Upgrades Police Health Facilities

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.