Electricity supply has been restored at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, after a temporary outage, TechEconomy.ng can report.
Our correspondent gathered that the departure lounge of the Lagos International airport was thrown into darkness in the early hours of today, Saturday April 02 2022, as a power outage occurred.
Confirming the incident, Faithful A. Hope-Ivbaze (Mrs.), Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs at the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) explained what caused the power outage.
“FAAN wishes to apologise to passengers and other airport users that witnessed a temporary power outage at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at about 2315hours yesterday, April 1, 2022.
“The outage, which was as a result of yesterday’s rain, that came with very fierce winds and storms; a natural occurrence, affected one of our feeders, and consequently resulted in the temporary disruption of power supply at the D wing of the airport.
“However, our engineers quickly discovered the fault, and liaised with the Ejigbo duty/area control office of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria and together resolved the problem”.
She also confirmed that normalcy has since been restored at the affected area of the Lagos International Airport.
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