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BREAKING: Nigerian Government Orders Federal Airports To Collect Tolls Fee From Nigerians At Airport Gates

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The Nigerian Government has given a fresh directive to Federal Airports across the country to start collecting tolls from Nigerians at Airport Gates.

BrandNewsDay Nigeria reports that President Bola Tinubu-led Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that all the users of federal airports across the country must start paying tolls at airport gates.

This online news platform understands that the directive was part of the approvals given by the Federal Executive Council ( FEC) at the end of its meeting held in Abuja on Monday and Tuesday.

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Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser on Information and Strategy to President Tinubu, who made this known in a list of approvals granted by FEC said that no one, including the President and the Vice President, was exempted from the federal airport gates tolls.

“After exhaustive deliberations, the council approved a number of policies and projects that will further boost the economy, facilitate investments, and promote the ease of doing business in the country.

“FEC approved that all users of Federal airports all over the country must now pay tolls at the gates. No one is excluded. The President and Vice President of Nigeria will also pay the toll,” Onanuga said.

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The Presidential aide said that FEC also granted approval for the supply, installation, and training of operators of disabled aircraft recovery systems at Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.

According to him, “The contract will cost N4.2 billion. A similar contract was awarded in 2021 for Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in 2021.”

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