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COVID-19 : FAAN Berates Yari Former Gov. Of Zamfara For Breaching Procedure On Covid19

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has condemned in strong terms the actions of the former Governor of Zamfara State.

In a statement issued on Wednesday 15th July 2020 via it's official Twitter handle, the Management expressed disappointment over Yari's violation of laid down rules on Covid-19.

See statement :

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) hereby strongly condemns the conduct of the former Governor of Zamfara State, Alh. Abdulaziz Yari who blatantly violated the Public Health procedures (#COVID19) on travels at  the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Saturday 11th July 2020.

Alh. Yari refused to adhere to the protocols and procedures put in place by the Federal Government through the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on #COVID19 by forcefully pushing away an officer of the Environment Department when he insisted that his luggage must be disinfected.

The former Governor said the officer should have known he is a VIP. This irresponsible act endangers all other airport users, it is unacceptable, and as such it has been duly escalated.

FAAN hereby cautions all airport users, especially our esteemed VIPs, to please respect the Presidential directive by observing the Public Health travel protocols put in place to protect all air travellers against infection and the spread of the covid-19 pandemic.

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