The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Monday said it has commenced fencing of the llorin International Airport.
The Airport Manager, Alhaji Ibrahim AbdulAzeez, made this known in an interview with journalists in llorin, Kwara State.
AbdulAzeez noted that the measure was to prevent further incursion of unauthorised persons and animals into the airport perimeter and operational areas.
He explained that the iron fencing of the airport which began from the main entrance gate is serving as a substitute to the old fence, adding that the fencing would be carried out in phases.
AbdulAzeez revealed that the airport management would set up monitoring committee comprising all stakeholders to end all illegal activities at the airport.
The airport manager solicited the support and cooperation of stakeholders and residents within the vicinity of the airport towards ensuring the of facilities and passengers.
FAAN had organized a stakeholders meeting to curb incursion by cattle, encroachment and illegal mining activities around the airport.