he Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said the protocol and VIP lounge at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) will be relocated.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.), General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN made this known in a statement on Friday.
According to Yakubu, the relocation is part of efforts to expand infrastructure at the Zulu wing of the terminal and improve quality service delivery.
Yakubu stated that the relocation will be temporary till the end of the project, and that the expansion project will only hamper passenger facilitation minimally at the terminal.
She further stated that normal passenger check-in will not be affected in any way and that the Authority is already making arrangements for temporary spaces to be used as Protocol and VIP lounges, while the project is being executed.
The statement reads: “As part of efforts to improve on infrastructure and service delivery at the General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is set to expand the Zulu wing of the terminal.
“The expansion project, which will commence any moment from now will only hamper passenger facilitation minimally at the terminal, as normal passenger check-in will not be affected in any way.
“However, the Protocol and VIP lounge at the terminal will be affected, as the facilities will be relocated temporarily till the end of the project, since major construction works will be carried out in that axis of the terminal.
“Meanwhile, the Authority is already making arrangements for temporary spaces to be used as Protocol and VIP lounges, while the project is being executed.
“When the expansion project is completed, the terminal would have been enhanced in terms of capacity, aesthetics and passenger comfort, as the expected and expanded new lounges will be twice what is presently on ground.
“The Authority will like to appeal to passengers and other airport users to please be patient and bear with us for any inconvenience, while the project will last.
“We will continue to give more updates on the project, as the need arises”.