The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has denied banning the use of ‘Ghana-Must-Go’ sacks by travellers, at airports across the country saying the decision was an internal policy of a private foreign airline took such decision as an internal policy.
Media reports had attributed the ban to FAAN due to a memo in circulation online.
However, FAAN, took to its official X handle to make the clarification, saying the agency did not issue any ban.
said: “Kindly note that @flyethiopian issued a prohibition of the use of Ghana must go on their flight and not FAAN.”
— Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (@FAAN_Official) December 1, 2023
Explaining its decision, Ethiopian Airlines in a memo addressed to FAAN and a public notice posted on its social media handles said: “We would like to inform you of a restriction regarding the usage of irregularly shaped packages on Ethiopian airlines flight. It is strictly prohibited to bring ‘Ghana must go bags’ unless they are adequately packed in a carton or hardcover rectangular container.
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