By, kelvin osa
A four-man team from the Transportation Security Administration in United States arrived Nigeria on Wednesday to begin a security audit of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
The five- day security audit, according to the spokesman of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Sam Adurogboye, is in line with TSA security procedures.
The audit covers examination of airport operations and standards, quality control, access control point at the airport and measures relating to aircraft maintenance.
Other areas include – passenger and baggage screening, cargo mailing, catering services and screening equipment, Airport Contingency Plan (ACP) and Airport Security Programme (ASP).
The team led by Transportation Security Specialist (TSS) was at the Aviation House to brief the Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman, on the exercise.
According to him, they would in the course of the exercise observe the implementation of aviation security measures at MMIA and exchange technical expertise in line with International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Annex 17 and International Aviation Security Standard and Best Practices.