Governor Yari’s flouting of COVID-19 guidelines at Kano airport irresponsible – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has condemned the actions of the former Governor of Zamfara State, Alh. Abdulaziz Yari for allegedly violating the Public Health procedures on COVID-19 on travels at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport last Saturday.

The agency made this known in a statement released via its official Twitter account on Wednesday.

According to the statement, the former Governor who refused to adhere to the protocols and procedures put in place by the Federal Government forcefully pushed an officer for insisting that his luggage must be disinfected.

The agency strongly condemned the actions of the former governor, urging all airport users, to respect the Public Health travel protocols put in place to protect all air travelers against the viral infection.

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The tweet reads “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 for COVID-19 on travels at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Saturday, 11th July 2020.

“ He 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 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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