FG to Deploy N12Bn High Capacity Fire Trucks to Kano, Lagos, Abuja Airports.
The Federal Government is to deploy the newly acquired N12 billion fire fighting vehicles to the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano.
Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, made this known while presenting the eight fire fighting vehicles to the Aeronautical Rescue and Fire Fighting Services of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Sirika noted that the provision of critical safety equipment was essential in the prevention of recurrence of accidents.
He noted that in fostering safety and security of flight operations, focus has been placed on the rehabilitation and upgrade of infrastructure, capacity building and manpower development.
“ The Lion Volkan 6×6 Brand, Major Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Vehicles (MFFV) carries 14,000 litres of water, 1,700 litres of foam, 250kg powder capacity each.