On Saturday afternoon, there was chaos at Kaduna International Airport as robbers and soldiers traded gunfire near the airport.
According to sources, the incident occurred at 12:30 p.m., resulting in the airport’s temporary closure.
The incident occurred as an AZMAN flight bound for Lagos was about to take off.
There have been allegations that a member of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has been slain, although this has been refuted by various authorities.
At the time of this report, the incident’s details were hazy.
No planes were attacked, according to a source at the airport. According to him, the plane that was about to take off was unable to do so due to the presence of bandits near the airport.
Soldiers were said to be stationed at the airport to assure complete security.
As of the time of filing this story, calls to the state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Jalige Mohammed, went unanswered.