The management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has beefed up security in and around all the airports in the country.
This development follows the attack on Brussels international airport, Belgium, on Tuesday which left no fewer than 30 persons dead and dozens injured.
The General Manager, Public Affairs, FAAN, Mr Yakubu Dati, who spoke to newsmen on Wednesday, said sniffer dogs have been deployed to airports in conjunction with the Nigerian police and other security agencies.
“The Authority will not leave any stone unturned to ensure maximum security at the airport especially with the Easter celebrations around the corner,” Dati said.
He also expressed shock over the act carried out at the Brussels airport, warning those without business at the airport not to constitute nuisance.
He further warned that a special task force from the Independent Corrupt Practices were on ground to apprehend touts.
He added that all the body scanners and Close Circuit Television gadgets were operational beaming activities of all at the airport and advised passengers to arrive the airport on time to do their normal check in procedures in order not to miss their flights.
Dati urged all air passengers not to leave any luggage behind as such item will be taken away and destroyed.