FG launches software to strengthen security at Abuja airport



The Presidential Enabling Business Environmental Council on Tuesday in Abuja launched an application “reportgov.ng” at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) to promote security and safety.

Dr Jumoke Oduwole, the Special Adviser to the President on Ease of Doing Business said the software would enable airport users to share their experiences within the airport.

Oduwole said the application would enable the airport stakeholders to send information and to get feedbacks within 72 hours.

She added that the application would be made available in other airports for the government to effctively manage and control various activities at the airports in the country.

According to her, the move is to improve the conducts and values in the nation’ s airports to advance the aviation industry.

“ This is a new idea from the current administration. All the airports are mentioned in the App. Information comes straight to the presidency and FAAN, among others.

“Nigerians, public sectors, private sector, everybody including the media should help us by making complaints. We need that feedbacks,” she said. In his own part, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, the Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said the new application would complement efforts of FAAN toward security and safety within the nation’s airports.

Yadudu commended efforts of the council for the launching the new application and thanked the Presidential Aide for her special interest and contribution to FAAN.

The managing director said the collaboration of the two establishments had promoted NAIA internationally.

Similarly, NAIA Airport Manager, Mr Mahmud Sani said the contribution of the council in dealing with the passengers had earned it 2018 Safety Award and 2020 Airport Service Quality Award for Best Airport by Size and Region.

Sani urged all airport users to promote the national interest of NAIA, pointing out that airport was a critical part of the nation.


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