The Office of National Security Adviser has directed security agencies in the country to beef up security at the nation’s airports to prevent attacks.
A letter from the Ministry of Interior, dated April 15, and addressed to the Commandant General, Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps, directed the security agencies to listen/partner with all Airports Management to upgrade existing security measures at the airports.
The letter signed by P.O. Egbodo, Director of Joint Services in the Ministry of Interior, read: “I am directed to forward herewith letter from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) with Ref. No. NSA/366/S dated 6th April, 2021 on the above subject and to request you to liaise/partner with all Airports Management nationwide and other stakeholders to upgrade the existing security measures around the Nation’s Airports in the interim, to prevent such threats.
“Please accept the assurances of the warm regard of the Minister.”