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Why FAAN suspended taxi services at Abuja Airport



The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the suspension of Airport Taxi Services at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) in Abuja.

Passengers and staff have now been urged to resort to alternative means of transportation.

The announcement is contained in a statement issued on Thursday (today) by the Director of Public Affairs & Consumer Protection of FAAN, Abdullahi Yakubu-Funtua, Naija News reports.

FAAN stated that the suspension of the taxi services followed the lingering factional crisis among the car hire operators.

The statement read: “The FAAN wishes to inform the general public that the airport car hire service at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has been suspended with immediate effect.

“This is as a result of the unresolved factional dispute amongst the car hire operators, which has been affecting airport car hire service operations.

“Consequent upon this suspension, FAAN Management advises the general public and all airport users, particularly our esteemed passengers, to use secured alternative means of transportation or E-hailing services in and out of the airport.

“The Management of FAAN regrets any inconvenience this necessary suspension may cause our esteemed passengers, airport users and the general public. Normal Car Hire Services resume as soon as their differences are resolved.”

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