EID-EL-FITRI: LAGOS AIRPORT WITNESSES INCREASE IN PASSENGER TRAFFIC




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Terminal 2 of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, IkejaIKEJA – Terminal 2 of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja on Tuesday, witnessed a large of outbound and inbound passengers, as a result of Eid-el-Fitri holidays.

Most of outbound passengers were seen long queues, waiting board flights their destinations, while others waited patiently pick up their luggage, on arrival.

Some intending travellers were on queues trying purchase tickets front of airline counters.

A passenger, Alhaja Ramota Abdullahi, told NAN she was returning Abuja, where she spent the holidays with her relations.

Abdullahi, who arrived Abuja, thanked Allah for the journey .

went for the Ramadan break Abuja to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri with family and loved ones; now am back to ,” she said.

A civil servant, Mr Taiwo Alalade, said he was travelling back to to work resume on Wednesday.

Alalade said he had been on the queue for more than an hour to purchase a ticket, expressing surprise at the large turnout of passengers at the airport.[eap_ad_2]

“Today seems to be very busy, as is the case during every festive period in the country. travel mostly during festive periods, but this around, it’s a little difficult getting a ticket.

travelled to just for the long holidays, necessarily for the celebration, but passenger traffic today is very high,” he said.

Mr Damilola Smith, an Abuja-bound passenger, said he was happy to visit his home for the celebration, stressing the holidays gave him the opportunity to visit relations and friends.

“I almost missed the flight when I was coming to on Friday. There were too many passengers at the Abuja airport, coming to that day,’’ he recalled.

A cab operator, Mr Olumide Faleti, said that he was happy with the large of passengers at the airport.

Faleti noted that for the period had been profitable, with the increase passenger traffic.

He said that he charged between N5, 000 and N7,000 per trip, depending on the route of the passenger. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]