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Airport workers protest assault on colleague

26 May 2015, 13:59

Lagos - Airport workers protested the brutal beating of an official of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Muhammadu Shuaibu, by four officers of the Nigerian Air Force, Punch reports.

The protesting workers blocked the road leading to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos on Monday.

They marched from the FAAN headquarters to the departure wing of the airport where they booed and jeered the air force officers on duty.

Also read: Airport workers to strike

Shuaibu, a protocol officer in FAAN, was beaten to a coma by four officers of the air force stationed at the airport.

The Command Public Relations Officer, Logistics Command, NAF, Joel Abioye, had said Shuaibu struggled with the officers and it was in the process that he sustained injuries to his nostrils.

Read more at Punch

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