MMA2 takes delivery of $500,000 x-ray machines - PUNCH
BY Joseph Olaoluwa
The Management of Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operator of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, Terminal 2 has received new x-ray machines and air conditioners from the United States.
Group Corporate Affairs Manager of BASL, operator of MMA2, Mikail Mumuni, in a statement on Friday said the equipment imported from the US arrived the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos Wednesday night from where they were later moved to MMA2.
He added that installation of the x-ray machines and air conditioners would commence on Friday evening and that this would be completed within one week.
Prior to this development, BASL said it spent $500,000 importing x-ray machines to enhance and accelerate the screening of passengers and cargoes.
The BASL spokesman quoted the acting Head of Business of the company, Mr Ralph Uchegbu, as saying that ‘the installation of the new X-ray machines and air conditionals will further reinforce the status of MMA2 as the nation’s pre-eminent airport terminal in terms of customers security and comfort’.