Chike Godwin Oti

The Lagos State police authority has with say any terrorist attack on the Muritala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja, emphasizing that some security officers were practising simulation in an old video.

The command’s spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti issued the statement to refute it yesterday.

“The attention of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command has been drawn to a video trending on the social media purporting that the MMIA is under attack by terrorists.

“In view of the disturbing video, the authorities of Lagos State Police Command contacted the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations at the Airport Command.

“He stated that the video was that of a simulation exercise carried out by the Nigerian Airforce in conjunction with other agencies at the airport three years ago,” he said.

The Command gave the assurance to members of the public that MMIA is not in danger and free from attack any form of attack as being described in the video recording by those behind the hearsay.

“Already, the Commissioner of Police has directed the Command’s Intelligence Unit to unmask the persons behind the rumour for prosecution", he added.

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