After spending billions of Naira to transform Margaret Ekpo International Airport to International Airport; it is pertinent to note that instructions landing systems (ILS) are not functioning properly.
The instruments Landing Systems comprise of vertical and horizontal guidance. As at today being 4th December 2015, vertical landing guidance has not been functioning for over one year now.
This makes it extremely difficult for airplanes to land even with clear visibility. FAAN may claim that it has been worked upon but reliable information revealed that fake equipments were installed. The present weather conditions would make it impossible for flights to land without vertical guidance.
It is pertinent to note that the vertical guidance has never worked for over one year now. How can FAAN put the lives of million of Nigerians in danger by acquiring fake verticaste guidance? ??
Yesterday; no flight could take off or land at Margaret Ekpo International Airport due to faulty vertical landing guidance.
Horizontal visibility approved by NCAA is 2,400 metres. It is extremely difficult to achieve this if horizontal guidance is working and vertical guidance is not operational.