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Nigerian Air force justifies assault of FAAN official

21 May 2015, 14:06

Abuja - The Nigerian Air Force said Muhammed Shuaibu, a Protocol Officer of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, tortured by some officers of the air force at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, on Sunday deserved the treatment, Punch reports.

Shuaibu, a protcol officer with FAAN was said to have confronted the men of the Nigeria Airforce on duty for challenging him for parking in a wrong place, thereby obstructing free flow of traffic.

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According to the Command Public Relations Officer, Logistics Command, NAF, Joel Abioye, said Shuaibu suffered for breaking the rule and seeking to use his position to outsmart the officers.

But Shuaibu explained that it was not the first time that airport workers would be intimidated and beaten by the air force officers.

He said he wanted his attackers to be punished and his case to serve as a deterrent to other security officers who abuse the privilege of power.

Read more at Punch

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