There was a video trending on social media that the Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos had been attacked by terrorists.

First, it was the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) that denied the story, and now the Nigerian Police has done same.

“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 and 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.” Lagos Police PRO, Chike Oti said in a statement made available to Bounce News on Sunday.

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“The Command wishes to assure members of the public that MMIA is safe and secure and not under any form attack as wickedly portrayed by those behind the rumour.

“Already, the Commissioner of Police has directed the Command's Intelligence Unit to unmask the persons behind the rumour for prosecution.” He said.

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