The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on it’s official Twitter handle @FAAN_Official has accused the head of the Department of State Security (DSS) at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja, Mr Safiyanu Abba of security breach at the airport and also assault on a FAAN aviation security (AVSEC) staff.
The tweet read “We note with dismay that Mr Safiyanu Abba, the Head of DSS at NAIA deliberately obstructed airport Security process, and slapped an Aviation Security Officer who was performing his duty by calling on Mr Safiyanu Abba to desist from doing so.”
“This happened on the 17th July at about 15:25 hours.”
“He breached security procedure by obstructing further searching of a visitor who had just walked through the metal detector and activated the alarm”
“The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria strongly condemns this abuse of power and the Security process in our airport. This has also been duly escalated”