Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has beefed up security at all airports in the country as Nigerians prepare for the Easter holiday.

In a statement on Thursday, FAAN assured of safety, stressing that the airports in the country are fully prepared and ready for the usual upsurge in passenger traffic that is the norm around the season.

The statement was titled “Easter Celebration; FAAN Assures Of Safety,’ and signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Yakubu Henrietta.

The statement read, “As Easter holiday approaches, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to assure passengers and other airport users that our network of airports are fully prepared and ready for the usual upsurge in passenger traffic that is the norm around this season.

“We have put all necessary facilities, infrastructure and manpower in place, to ensure seamless facilitation at the airports during the season and beyond.

“We also want to assure all passengers and airport users of safety and security, as relevant security agencies have been mobilized to beef up security at all airports.

“The Authority advises passengers to endeavour to leave for the airport early enough, so as to ensure that check in formalities are conducted in good time.”