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Cattle incursion: FAAN begins fencing of Ilorin airport

In its bid to curb cattle incursion at the llorin lnternational Airport runway, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Monday said it has commence fencing of the Airport.

Alhaji Ibrahim AbdulAzeez, the llorin international Airport Manager disclosed this in an interview with  Newsmen in llorin on Monday

•Stray cows on the Akure airport runway
•Stray cows in airport runway

He said the measure was to prevent further incursion of unauthorised persons and animals into the airport perimeter and operational areas.

FAAN had organized a stakeholders meeting to curb incursion by cattle, encroachment and illegal mining activities around the Airport.

The iron fencing of the airport which began from the main entrance gate is serving as a substitute to the old fence, he said, adding that the fencing would be carried out in phases.

He revealed that the airport management would set up monitoring committee comprising  all stakeholders to end all illegal activities at the Airport.

AbdulAzeez solicited the support and cooperation of stakeholders and residents within the vicinity of the Airport towards ensuring safety of facilities and passengers.


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