Airport Authority issues Coronavirus warning

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised airline passengers and other airport users to adhere strictly to quarantine measures in view of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus in China and other Asian countries.

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FAAN which gave the advice in a statement on Wednesday, by Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, assured that it has always had thermal scanners in her airports that monitor temperature of passengers and capture their pictures.

“In an effort to protect passengers from the epidemic ravaging some countries and to prevent the spread of such communicable diseases into Nigeria, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria hereby advises passengers and other airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures at the nation’s airports,” the statement read.

“All the equipment and personnel used in combating the deadly ebola virus in 2014 are still very much in place at the airports.

“FAAN has always had thermal scanners in her airports that monitor temperature of passengers and capture their pictures. When passengers walk pass the scanner, it registers their temperature and If too high, they are pulled aside for observation

 

Source: Business Hallmark