Bandits Storm Kaduna Airport, Stop Aircraft From Taking Of - FIRST AWARENESS


Saturday, March 26, 2022

Bandits Storm Kaduna Airport, Stop Aircraft From Taking Of

By Niyi Ogungbola
There was a Palpable fear and  tension in Kaduna State today  (Saturday) as bandits stormed Kaduna airport and stopped an aircraft  from taking off from the Airport.

Findings gathered that the aircraft was scheduled for Lagos today  when the hoodlums stormed the runaway forcing the officials of the airline and passengers to run for safety.

According to source who pleaded for anonymity disclosed that a staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) was also shot and killed by the bandits.

Even though, news about the shooting of the airport staff is still scanty but it was learnt that the deceased was shot around the runway by one of the bandits

It was gathered that the  aircraft which was billed  to take off  at 12.30pm on Saturday could not because of the presence of the bandits around the runway of the airport.

‘’As I speak to you now, there is already military presence to beef up security , though most of the staff are scared with the killing of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) staff, the source said.

Meanwhile,First Awareness reports that, more than 10  military trucks have been deployed to the airport  to provide necessary security.

It would be recalled, that last year, bandits stormed the staff quarters located within the vicinity of the airport  and kidnapped 10 staff of FAAN and NAMA.

Meanwhile ,in a related development,Troops of Operation Desert Sanity have uncovered the wreckage of Alpha Jet Aircraft that crashed in Sambida Forest,Borno State in March, 2021.

The Nigerian Army made the declaration today in a statement which reads;

“Troops of Operation Desert Sanity on clearance patrol in Sambisa Forest, Borno State, have uncovered the wreckage of crashed Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with two crew members on 31 March 2021. Further exploitation ongoing.”
“The Aircraft(NAF 475) had gone off the radar with two crew members on it March 31, 2021”

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