The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has apologised for the power outage at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

This apology was contained in a statement issued by the Acting General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze.

Earlier on Friday at about 11pm, the departure lounge of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos had experienced a power outage which left many passengers were stranded.

According to the statement, “The outage, which was as a result of yesterday’s rain, that came with very fierce winds and storms, a natural occurrence, affected one of our feeders, and consequently resulted in the temporary disruption of power supply at the D wing of the airport.

“However, our engineers quickly discovered the fault, and liaised with the Ejigbo duty/area control office of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria and together resolved the problem. Normalcy has since been restored at the affected area.”