Aminu Muhammad Ofs has expressed deep concern and fear about the porous security at Nigerian Airports which makes it easy for attacks given the upsurge in terrorism around the world. His concern stems from the fact that those in charge of security sometimes don’t conduct thorough checks. Read his post below
“As we mourn Brussels, I hope anyone will read this and do something our own Airports security. I drove into an Airport about 20 minutes ago. We were four men in the car and I am obviously the smallest in size.
I have six bags containing 12 laptops in my boot with another bigger bag containing cables and chargers. When we got to the security check point, all the guy asked was, “Do you have anything in the boot. I said No. I actually forgot I had those bags in the boot. He simply said, “Sauka lafiya Rankadade”. That was all and we are inside the Airport. I reported to one of the Airport Security guys and he told me, it must because they know me. He said “you may not know him but most of them know you”. Then I asked him how many terrorists he know. He didn’t answer me and I told him the fact that you know me doesn’t mean I am not a terrorist who will take advantage of being known here to wreck havoc. He obviously wasn’t on the same page with me but, he is a a senior Airport Security Chief collecting salaries and allowances. I didn’t tell the Airport Manager who I am here to see because that one is hot head. That will mean total bad news for the guy but on my way out, I plan to stop and talk to the guy. May God Almighty protect us all”