A potential fire incident at Terminal 1 of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos, was swiftly averted. The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) reported the incident around 7:50 a.m.
The source of the smoke was traced to the terminal’s basement. Firefighters from the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) promptly responded.
Promptly responding to the situation, the dedicated firefighters from the Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (ARFFS) of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport initiated immediate action. Their swift response and professional efforts have successfully brought the situation under control.
In accordance with our unwavering commitment to the safety and well-being of passengers, staff, and all airport users, the Terminal building was promptly evacuated due to the smoke that had permeated some areas of the facility.
The situation is now under control, according to a statement by Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection at FAAN.