26th March, 2022
The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), has confirmed the attack on the Kaduna Airport by terrorists on Saturday.
It also revealed the identity of its security staff killed by the terrorists.
He was identified as Shehu Na’Allah, a security guard attached to the Kaduna International Airport.
Manager of the Airport, Mrs Amina Salami, said that the bandits invaded the airport through the perimeter fence from a nearby forest at about 1pm on Saturday afternoon, and started shooting sporadically to scare the workers.
It was in the course of the shooting that the security guard patrolling around the runway was killed, she said.
The airport manager also disclosed that sound of gunshot attracted the attention of armed security operatives who arrived the scene, and were able to repel the bandits from gaining access into the main airport complex.
The attack delayed a scheduled Lagos-bound aircraft from taking off from the airport.
Meanwhile, officers of the Nigerian Airforce and other military personnel have taken over the innards and outer areas of the airport to fish out the terrorists.