viation handling staff at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport on Monday embarked on a strike, leaving passengers stranded.
As a result, Qatar Airways made a return to Doha while other airlines dropped passengers without workers to handle the clearance.
It was gathered that the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO) embarked on the strike over salary increments.
Serious tension has been reported inside the departure and arrival halls of the MMIA as passengers protest.
Meanwhile, a source at NAHCO, who asked not to be named, has disclosed that management had met with the staff on Sunday over the strike but assured that the situation will be addressed soon.